lampblack : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
- With an old broom and buckets of refuse oil mixed with lampblack he drew a line 40 ft.
- His chin, belly, groin and legs were daubed with a coating of lampblack and collodion.
- Blacks were initially offended by its implicit Uncle Tomism; Duke Ellington declared, "The times are here to debunk Gershwin's lampblack Negroisms.