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 Black Death.Black Dog. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Black Diamonds.
 
Coals; also clever fellows of the lower orders. Coals and diamonds are both carbon.   1
 


 Black Death.Black Dog. 

 
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