black-a-viced


black-a-viced
adjective

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black-a-viced «BLAK uh VYST», adjective.
Dialect. black-a-vised.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • black-a-vised — /blak euh vuyst , vuyzd /, adj. dark complexioned. Also, black a viced /blak euh vuyst /. [1750 60; Scots blackaviced, equiv. to black a vice (one) black of face (BLACK + A3 + obs. vice < MF vis; see VISAGE) + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • black-a-vised — ˈblakəˌvīst, ˌvīzd, ˌvēst adjective also black a viced st Etymology: black (I) + French à vis as to face + English ed : dark complexioned …   Useful english dictionary