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  • adj. Of a black colour, like that of coal.
  • n. A black colour, like that of coal; charcoal.


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  • She blinked her eyes hard, popping out the contacts and exposing her wolfen, coal black irises to the winter cold.


  • Her coal black eyes, the only part of her visible other than an inch of indigo-tattooed forehead and the work-rough fingers of her right hand, were trained on the ground, although when she thought no one was looking, she shot hungry, curious glances at us.

    O Jerusalem

  • Orange, blue and green bubbles of tents poked up between the coal black spires like poisonous toadstools.

    Blood Lure


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