lampblack

Part of speech: noun

Fine carbon deposited from smoke.

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Usage examples "lampblack":

  1. This lampblack also requires some care in preparing. - "American Handbook of the Daguerrotype", Samuel D. Humphrey.
  2. Roughly lettered in lampblack beneath it were the words, " Clocks Mended." - "Darrel of the Blessed Isles", Irving Bacheller.