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black fog

(in Cape Cod, Mass.) a dense fog. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Barracouta, he knew, was moored not fifty feet out in the black fog.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman
  • We went in at his door; and at first I thought I must have got into a black fog.

    Johnny Ludlow. First Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • A black fog seemed to close in around the Earthman's senses.

  • There under the earth the black war club (and) the black fog have come together as one for their covering.

  • Even when one could see, every step was treacherous, but in that black fog I might as well have been blind and deaf.

    A Woman Tenderfoot Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • Portland Place at Christmas in a black fog was never a rosy landscape, but in 1861 the most hardened Londoner lost his ruddiness.

  • Over the adjacent island of Great Britain there was either a yellow fog, or a white fog, or a black fog.

    Armorel of Lyonesse Walter Besant
  • Alix saw him swallowed up in black fog, called by his bell, going to his church to fight war by the means he had at his command.

  • A black fog wrapt the city in gloom, and the cheerless cold was intense.

    Into the Highways and Hedges F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
  • The firelight in the tule-thatched hut of Manuel Sepulveda winked facetiously at the black fog that peered in at the open door.

    The Gringos B. M. Bower

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