in someones black books

black book

noun
1.
a book of names of people liable to censure or punishment.
Idioms
2.
in someone's black books, in disfavor with someone.

Origin:
1470–80

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black book
 
n
1.  a book containing the names of people to be punished, blacklisted, etc
2.  informal in someone's black books out of favour with someone

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