noun, plural eb·on·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for ebony
Sinking your spoon into the plastic cup delivers ebony and ivory in perfect harmony.Taqueria Xochi serves mouthwatering Mexican food from a tiny U Street storefront|Tom Sietsema|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Soon thereafter she gave birth to a little daughter who was as white as snow, as red as blood, and her hair as black as ebony.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I remember saying, ‘Oh my God, Mom, you have to move,’” Ebony remembers.
Afterward, Ebony went to the apartment where her mother had made such a valiant stand.
Ebony had been 12 when her mother was suddenly deprived of her livelihood.
That did not preclude Ebony Jones from speaking about her mother.
Stradiuarius made a few instruments inlaid with ebony and ivory round the edges.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
Pallid, Sir Lucien Pyne lay by the ebony chair glaring horribly upward.
It had spread, an ebony patch, equally about the bole of the tree, so that the sun must have been immediately overhead.
Before going down he locked them up in a small ebony cabinet which stood against the wall.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
On coming out his skin would be shining like ebony, and he would squeal with pleasure as I rubbed water down his back.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
British Dictionary definitions for ebony
noun plural -onies
- a black colour, sometimes with a dark olive tinge
- (as adjective)an ebony skin