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- adj. Jet black in color.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Coal-black; very black.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Intensely black.
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A tidal wave of printer's ink has swept across the continent, churned to atrous foam by hurricanes of lawless gibberish and wild gusts of resounding gab.
A voice of wisdom, the spacey guidance counselor Ms. Pillsbury (Jayma Mays), finally acknowledges something that is ostensibly about life at McKinley High School, but could be about our youth-obsessed, "Idol" - atrous, Justin Bieber-fever, "Twilight" - ish culture at large:
Shakespeare's "_idol atrous platts for riches_." [