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Black out   Listen
black out  v. t.  
To cause to become black, such as a stage, a computer screen, or a city.
To impose a blackout on (news or a sports event).
To make (a written text) illegible by applying a black ink over it; to blot out.
To suppress (a memory).

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Black out" Quotes from Famous Books

... the passage, and opened the door. But there was nobody there. The lower part of the house was gloomy and dark, but she could see the lamp glimmering on the hall stand. She was about to return to her seat when the hall lamp suddenly mooned up, cast monstrous shadows, and went black out. ...
— The Moon Rock • Arthur J. Rees

... mile distant, you see a broad green hill-slope, falling very gently, and spreading into a large expanse of meadow-land. The summit, if so gentle a swell of greensward may be said to have a summit, is covered with a grove of large oaks; and, sweeping black out of sight like a mantle, the front line of a thick forest bounds the sides. This emerald landscape is seen from a number of points in the city. Looking along New York Avenue from Northern Liberty Market, the eye glances, as it were, ...
— Wake-Robin • John Burroughs

... I could only think of the despatch and wonder whether we should get it to Mafeking. Then I began thinking of that black out in the stable and ...
— A Dash from Diamond City • George Manville Fenn

Words linked to "Black out" :   pass out, change state, turn, snuff out, zonk out, darken, quench, blackout, blow out, edit, blacken out, redact, conk, swoon, faint, extinguish

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