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black gang

noun
1.
the crew working in a stokehold of a ship.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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black gang

noun phrase

The fireroom and boiler-room crew of a ship (1890s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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