black and tan

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

black and tan

noun

Definition of BLACK AND TAN

1
:  a black-and-tan animal (as a dog)
2
chiefly British :  a drink consisting of a dark beer (as stout or porter) and ale or beer of a paler color
3
capitalized B&T [from the color of his uniform] :  a recruit enlisted in England in 1920–21 for service in the Royal Irish Constabulary against the armed movement for Irish independence
4
:  a member of a black-and-tan political organization (as in the southern United States) — compare lily-white

First Known Use of BLACK AND TAN

1870

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