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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: black–and–tan coonhound
Previous Word in the Dictionary: black–and–tan
All Words Near: black and tan

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up black and tan? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).