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drop black

noun Chemistry.
  1. carbon, as animal black or lampblack, formed into pellets by mixing with water or glue: used as a black pigment.
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  • The stain is made from drop-black in oil, tinged with a little rose pink, and thinned with japan and turpentine.

    The Library of Work and Play: Home Decoration

    Charles Franklin Warner