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black work

noun
1.
work for which a person is paid in cash, with the transaction not recorded or reported, so as to avoid paying income tax on the amount earned.
2.

blackwork

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[blak-wurk] /ˈblækˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
embroidery done with black, usually silk, thread on white fabric, especially linen.
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