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blackacre

[blak-ey-ker] /ˈblækˌeɪ kər/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
an arbitrary name for a piece of land used for purposes of supposition in legal argument or the like (often distinguished from whiteacre).
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; black + acre
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