Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLACKING

He said Tom had purposely thrown the bottle of blacking at him.

Moreover, our boots are of rough hide, and not adapted for blacking.

The next forenoon, as Azuba was blacking the stove, Gertrude entered the kitchen.

Unless I do better I'll have to try selling papers or blacking boots.

The savages have got hold of the bottle of blacking and have been drinking it like anything.'

The lights in the drive chamber began to dim—or was he blacking out?

Don't let him flop, though, or he'll lick all the blacking off your boots.

The blacking out of the screen coincided with Donna's scream.

The brewer was obstinate, and insisted on dying in the blacking.

The lower part of the box will hold your boxes of blacking and the brushes.