- any of several human or animal diseases characterized by the production of dark urine as a result of the rapid breakdown of red blood cells.
- blackwater fever.
Origin of blackwater
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But what—beside perhaps killing ISIS members—could The Artist Formerly Known As Blackwater do for the world today?
So I asked him what he sees in terms of the humanitarian potential for something like Blackwater in the world today.
The subsequent investigation of this shooting was what prompted a Blackwater manager to threaten a State Department official.
“American Embassy officials in Baghdad sided with Blackwater rather than the State Department investigators,” the paper notes.
Blackwater operated during the Iraq war with a sense that they were untouchable because—well, because they were.
I would have gone on my knees all the way to Blackwater to see it.
Sleep in Blackwater to-night, in hopes of weather mending in the morning.
After that the Blackwater doctor stepped up to say good-bye.
It overlooked the Blackwater, and commanded an important pass.The Huguenots in France
He had looked into 172 the Blackwater before, but never when there were any logs in the pot.The Backwoodsmen
Charles G. D. Roberts
- Wastewater containing bodily or other biological wastes, as from toilets, dishwashers, or kitchen drains. Compare graywater.
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