Black vomit

Black" vom"it

(). (Med.) A copious vomiting of dark-colored matter; or the substance so discharged; -- one of the most fatal symptoms in yellow fever.
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Black" wash`

(blk"wsh) or

Black"wash

}, n. 1. (Med.) A lotion made by mixing calomel and lime water.
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2. A wash that blackens, as opposed to whitewash; hence, figuratively, calumny.
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To remove as far as he can the modern layers of black wash, and let the man himself, fair or foul, be seen.
C. Kingsley.
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