bone black


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bone·black

also bone black  (bōn′blăk′)
n.
A black pigment containing about 10 percent charcoal, made by roasting bones in an airtight container and used in polishes, as a filtering medium, and in decolorizing sugar. Also called bone charcoal.
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Noun1.bone black - black substance containing char in the form of carbonized bone; used as a black pigment
char - a charred substance
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From such things as feet, knuckles, hide clippings, and sinews came such strange and unlikely products as gelatin, isinglass, and phosphorus, bone black, shoe blacking, and bone oil.
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In order to taste the food they denied me for days in their righteous need to have me tamed, I--although their porridge and chops were like dead leaves in my mouth and their drear puddings, plaster (I'd have preferred a fistful of furor last winter's bone black with frost and green with neglect)--I cried out from the cellar and up through the floor boards as best I could: