Black Mass

or black mass

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  1. a blasphemous ceremony mocking the Christian Mass, especially one by an alleged worshiper of Satan.

  2. a Requiem Mass.

Origin of Black Mass

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby Black Mass Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Black Mass in a sentence

  • The result, seen in the dark, was a formless Black Mass, very doughy and fatty; but with oases of palatable matter.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers

British Dictionary definitions for black mass

black mass

  1. (sometimes capitals) a blasphemous travesty of the Christian Mass, performed by practitioners of black magic

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