\ ˈblek \
plural -s

Definition of bleck

 (Entry 1 of 2)

now chiefly Scottish : a black substance: such as
a : shoe blacking
b : black grease
c : soot, smut
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Definition of bleck (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, British

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History and Etymology for bleck


Middle English blek ink, from blæc, from Old English blæc black

Transitive verb

Middle English blecken, from blek, noun

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“Bleck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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