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Noun: blacking  bla-king
  1. A substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear
    - shoe polish
Verb: black  blak
  1. Make or become black
    - blacken, melanize, melanise [Brit], nigrify

Derived forms: blackings

Type of: color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn], polish

Encyclopedia: Blacking

Black, MO