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black fog

(in Cape Cod, Mass.) a dense fog. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And then suddenly that black fog bank struck us and instead of fog it was a terrific storm cloud!

    Rising Wolf the White Blackfoot James Willard Schultz
  • The Barracouta, he knew, was moored not fifty feet out in the black fog.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman
  • There was a black fog upon this November day, and the atmosphere out of doors was cold and bleak.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • 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
  • Both he and I were too shaken by the scene just past for many words, and outside the black fog caught and held us by the throat.

    Dead Man's Rock Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • A black fog seemed to close in around the Earthman's senses.

  • When I rose next morning it was dark as night, for a black fog had fallen upon the city.

    The Purple Land W. H. Hudson
  • 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
  • During this time the moon became covered with clouds, and a black fog rose over the sea.

  • Portland Place at Christmas in a black fog was never a rosy landscape, but in 1861 the most hardened Londoner lost his ruddiness.

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