having a dark complexion.
- Also black-a-viced [blak-uh-vahyst]. /ˈblæk əˌvaɪst/.
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How to use black-a-vised in a sentence
He and his black-a-vised kinfolk had little to do with the villagers, and the village had even less to do with them.Masters of the Guild | L. Lamprey
They were a black-a-vised, ill-favored pair, these miners upon whose hospitality fate had thrown them.The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
"I misjudged that black-a-vised fellow," said Ichabod to Lantrim.