the black arts

Definition of the black arts

  1. :  magic that is associated with the devil or with evil spirits :  black magic She was accused of practicing the black arts.

Word by Word Definitions

blackplay
  1. :  of the color black (see 2black 2)

    :  very dark in color

    :  having a very deep or low register (see 1register 4b)

  1. :  a pigment or dye of the color black :  a black pigment or dye

    :  one consisting largely of carbon

    :  the achromatic (see achromatic 3) color of least lightness characteristically perceived to belong to objects that neither reflect nor transmit light

  1. :  to become black (see 1black)

    :  to make black

    :  to declare (as a business or industry) subject to boycott by trade-union members

artplay arts
  1. :  skill acquired by experience, study, or observation

    :  a branch of learning:

    :  one of the humanities

  1. :  produced as an artistic effort or for decorative purposes

  1. : archaic present tense second-person singular ofbe

  1. : article

    : artificial

    : artillery


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