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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Black  wash  \Black"  wash`\or  Blackwash  \Black"wash\,  n. 
  1.  (Med.)  A  lotion  made  by  mixing  calomel  and  lime  water. 
 
  2.  A  wash  that  blackens,  as  opposed  to  {whitewash};  hence 
  figuratively,  calumny. 
 
  To  remove  as  far  as  he  can  the  modern  layers  of 
  black  wash,  and  let  the  man  himself,  fair  or  foul, 
  be  seen.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blackwash 
  v  1:  bring  (information)  out  of  concealment 
  2:  color  with  blackwash 




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