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Blacks

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Mutes at funerals, who wore a black cloak; sometimes called the Black Guards.

I do pray ye


To give me leave to live a little longer.

You stand about me like my Blacks.”


Beaumont and Fletcher: Mons. Thomas, iii. 1.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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