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 Black Horse.Black Jack (A). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Black Jack.
Black Jack rides a good horse (Cornish). The miners call blende or sulphide of zinc “Black Jack,” the occurrence of which is considered by them a favourable indication. The blende rides upon a lode of good ore.   1

 Black Horse.Black Jack (A). 

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