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[jet-blak] /ˈdʒɛtˈblæk/
jet-black hair.
Origin of jet-black
1475-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He flung himself into a chair, and leaned his head on his hand, while his thick, jet-black hair fell heavily over his face.

    The Gypsy Queen's Vow May Agnes Fleming
  • The hair is jet-black, straight and thick, and never curled.

    The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
  • And the knees and the tops of the shoulders of their horses were jet-black, though they were of a pure white in every other part.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Moisture gathered on his jet-black nose; he licked his jowl.

    A Young Man in a Hurry Robert W. Chambers
  • jet-black figures whirled in and out of the murky cloud like demons on the brink of the nethermost pit.

    Pincher Martin, O.D. H. Taprell Dorling
  • He wore a jet-black mustache and imperial and his air was at once noble and commanding.

    City Crimes Greenhorn
  • She was in half mourning, and with her black eyes and jet-black hair might very well have passed for a French woman.

    James Fenimore Cooper Mary E. Phillips
  • The inhabitants, whose complexion is jet-black, are called Serrawoollies.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • For the rest, she had a nymph's waist, and wavy and jet-black hair that reached the floor.

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