Definition of black and tan in English:

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noun

  • 1A terrier of a breed with a black back and tan markings on face, flanks, and legs.
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    • BoJack was the spit of his daddy, who was a black and tan, and like his daddy, accepted the run of the place as his due.
  • 2 [mass noun] British A drink composed of stout and bitter.
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    • It was great for a really noisy pub singalong of the chorus after 9 pints of black and tan.
    • Maybe a black and tan would have been more in tune with the holiday, but ah well.
    • He was promoting a range of products such as wax and hair-gel sprays which would have made the Brylcreem boys choke on their black and tans.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody