meaning of blackwash

blackwash meaning in General Dictionary

just like defame

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  • bring (information) off concealment
  • shade with blackwash
  • an attack meant to ruin someone's reputation
  • a combination of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
  • a wash that colors a surface black colored
  • A lotion created by blending calomel and lime-water.
  • A wash that blackens, unlike whitewash; thus, figuratively, calumny.

blackwash meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A lotion produced by blending calomel and lime-water.

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  • (letter.) A wash that blackens, as opposed to whitewash; therefore, figuratively, calumny.