Definitions

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  • adj. Extremely black; jet-black.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Very black.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exceedingly black.

Etymologies

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From Middle English forblack, equivalent to for- +‎ black.

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