from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Blacking; ink; any black fluid, as the ink of the cuttlefish.


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  • The irises of those eyes, whose pupils were blacker than atrament, varied singularly in shades of shifting colour.

    King Candaules


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  • 'very dark liquid'

    March 31, 2008

  • JM wonders who it is that paints his windows with atrament every night.

    January 30, 2011

  • "Orbiting the risen thought

    That sang up to the atrament"

    "Sheep Meadow" in The Ground by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

    April 27, 2014