black adj

OE blac.

  1. Ebony; sable; swarthy; unlit; colorless due to the total absorption of light; [fig.] evil; wicked; heartless; dreary; gloomy; mournful; deathly; (see 1 Kings 18:45).
  2. Phrase. “Black Berry”: blackberry; edible wild currant; dark fruit of the bramble; [fig.] Christ; the crucified Savior.

black n

see black, adj.

  1. Darkness; overcast sky; atmosphere which reflects no light; [fig.] sinister thing.
  2. Crape; clothing worn in mourning; [fig] grief; mournful attitude; saddened demeanor.