- an arbitrary name for a piece of land used for purposes of supposition in legal argument or the like (often distinguished from whiteacre).
Origin of blackacre
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Examples from the Web for blackacre
Suppose I am to buy Blackacre, and employ attorney Blackstone to search the title.Commercial Law
Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
I am sorry you cannot get your money; continue to tell us all your perplexities, and do not mind being called Widow Blackacre.Mary Lamb
Anne Burrows Gilchrist