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black belt

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noun \ˈblak-ˌbelt\

Definition of black belt

  1. 1 :  an area characterized by rich black soil

  2. 2 often capitalized both Bs :  an area densely populated by blacks



1870

First Known Use of black belt

1870


2

black belt

noun

Definition of black belt

  1. :  one who holds the rating of expert in various arts of self-defense (as judo and karate); also :  the rating itself



1939

First Known Use of black belt

1939


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