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off-black

[cf. W3 off-white white tinged with another color] adj. of a somewhat lighter complexion than black: 1971 Starting with black at the bottom, through off-black, dark brown, brown, light brown, "high yaller" and near white (Mc-Cartney 62). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-06 23:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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