blacking

noun
black·​ing | \ ˈbla-kiŋ How to pronounce blacking (audio) \

Definition of blacking

: a substance (such as a paste or polish) that is applied to an object to make it black

First Known Use of blacking

1571, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blacking was in 1571

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