BLACK'NESS, noun The quality of being black; black color; darkness; atrociousness or enormity in wickedness.
BLACK'-PUDDING, noun A kind of food made of blood and grain.
BLACK'-ROD, noun [black and rod.] In England, the usher belonging to the order of the garter; so called from the black rod which he carries. He is of the king's chamber and usher of Parliament.
BLACK-ROW GRAINS, noun A species of iron stone or ore, found in the mines about Dudley in Staffordshire, England.