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 Black Hole of Calcutta.Black Jack. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Black Horse.
 
The 7th Dragoon Guards, or “the Princess Royal’s D. G.” Their “facings” are black. Also called “Strawboots,” “The Blacks.”   1
 


 Black Hole of Calcutta.Black Jack. 

 
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