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black look

see under dirty look
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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  • As she departed she turned and cast a black look at the Adherent.

  • "Then get off my lands at once," he said, sternly, and with a black look.

    The Birthright Joseph Hocking
  • Nor had her fancy been astray; since in reality for her was that black look.

    Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
  • Mr Jennings,” said the first mate to me, “what is that black look in the water ahead!

    Tales of the Sea W.H.G. Kingston
  • "Yes," added Dailey with an oath, and a black look toward the boys.

    The Pirate Shark Elliott Whitney
  • Barbara can't abide him; she always says he has a black look—and so he has.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • Simon whispered, earning himself a black look from de Verceuil.

  • "And I owe him one I'm going to repay," said Brady, with a black look.

    Motor Matt's Hard Luck Stanley R. Matthews
  • They had no longer the power to command and overawe the rest, with a blow or a black look.

    The Friends Unknown
  • Her mother was standing at the door with a black look on her face.

    Just Sixteen. Susan Coolidge

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