Definitions

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  • n. An Australian aboriginal woman viewed by a white man as a sexual partner.
  • n. Sexual intercourse with an Australian aboriginal woman.
  • n. A cocktail of stout and champagne.

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Examples

  • So I wore my bright pink, very short dress from Scaasi, and she wore a long-sleeved, black velvet suit.

    Barbara Bush

  • Timeless, ageless, smart, chic, and sometimes sexy, the black velvet blazer gives a nod to equestrian-inspired riding gear while also being a staple of big-city women who desire a little luxe mixed in with their white-collar labor looks.

    The Style Checklist

  • Close on his heels was a closed carriage in which a man dressed all in black velvet sat, a box discreetly tucked under his feet.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • She was dressed in riding breeches, navy hacking jacket, polished boots and black velvet helmet, as if for a showground.

    To The Hilt

  • On Lady Juliana the woman would have been apostrophized as a quiz, for she was very grand in a vulgar sort of way—red-and-black striped dress, a red shawl with a long fringe proclaiming its silkness, shoes with high heels and glittering buckles, and a monstrous black velvet hat on her head nodding red ostrich plumes.

    Morgan’s Run

  • With a flick of a sharp-nailed finger, Mauvais sliced away the black velvet choker with its white rose cameo from around her throat, reclaiming his gift.

    Etched in Bone

  • For them he devised elaborate new fancy-dress costumes, a “blue velvet mantle with a Garter on the left shoulder, lined with white sarcenet and scarlet hose with black velvet around the thighs.”

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • He was wearing dark grey, pin-striped trousers, a lightly starched white shirt and a bow-tie with spots, and, as usual when he stayed at home, he had put on his black velvet dressing-gown.

    Maigret in Society

  • A year had now elapsed since her sad marriage, but she had preserved sufficient draperies from the wreck of her then full wardrobe to clothe her very charmingly as a simple country girl with no pretensions to recent fashion; a soft gray woollen gown, with white crape quilling against the pink skin of her face and neck, and a black velvet jacket and hat.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • The epilogue was even more grotesque: Michonnet, who was hauled up with the aid of the pulley, soft, limp, and groaning; Else whom Maigret hoisted up himself, and who was filthy, with her black velvet dress covered with big patches of greenish moss.

    Maigret at the Crossroads

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