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  • He smiled and his teeth were streaked yellow-black.

    Black Butterfly

  • Braving the thistles chewing the five-barred gate, Tiffney climbed the hill, glancing eastwards to gauge whether the thick yellow-black cloud had crept any nearer.

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  • They bartered at the roadside stall for red pyramids of tomatoes and yellow-black hands of bananas and green heaps of rape to eat with snowy balls of sadza.

    Rainbow’s End

  • Something long, slim, spotted, and yellow-black that Nilsson did not recognize thrust a pair of stem-mounted jaws skyward.

    Drowning World

  • The wind brings curtains of yellow-black smoke over the trees and past his windows.

    The Shell Collector : Stories

  • The fingernails themselves looked to be a quarter of an inch at their widest point and were stained a kind of yellow-black.

    The Killing Kind

  • A wisp of yellow-black smoke came up, and the sweet-rotten odor of burnt hair made the men draw back.

    Half of Paradise

  • On the edge of the brushwood had been planted a yellow-black flag, showing that somewhere in that vicinity was to be found our General Staff.

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

  • Here where the fact that there was snow on the ground, and plenty of it, did no longer need to be sunk into my brain -- as soon as it had lost its value as a piece of news and a lesson, I began to enjoy it just as the hunter in India will enjoy the battle of wits when he is pitted against a yellow-black tiger.

    Over Prairie Trails

  • The peninsula was quickly one dense cloud of poisonous-looking yellow-black smoke, through which flashes of bursting shells were to be seen everywhere.

    The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"

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