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blackwork

or black work

[ blak-wurk ]
/ ˈblækˌwɜrk /
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noun
embroidery done with black, usually silk, thread on white fabric, especially linen.
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black work

noun
work for which a person is paid in cash, with the transaction not recorded or reported, so as to avoid paying income tax on the amount earned.
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