from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. As black as coal; jet black; very black.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Black as a coal, or as charcoal, or, as often in modern use, black as mineral coal; very black.
- n. A deep black like that of charcoal; or a deep, shining black with a slight bluish tinge, like that of anthracite coal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a very dark black
- adj. of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
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