or black snake
Origin of blacksnake
Examples from the Web for blacksnake
Historical Examples of blacksnake
Then great Blacksnake, “The Climber,” offered to go for fire.
It was quite on the cards that the old-timer might use a blacksnake whip on him.
He had a blacksnake whip in his hand and was teasing a pup with it.
There was only one who could make such a sound as that—Mr. Blacksnake.
He knew by the sound of the rustling that Mr. Blacksnake was right at his heels.
- any of several Old World black venomous elapid snakes, esp Pseudechis porphyriacus (Australian blacksnake)
- any of various dark nonvenomous snakes, such as Coluber constrictor (black racer)
- US and Canadian a long heavy pliant whip of braided leather or rawhide