Definition of blacking in English:
Black paste or polish, especially that used on shoes.
- Until the 1939-45 war, Allcocks coated their reels with some sort of blacking that looked wonderfully used, even when it was new.
- Within two years, Charles was sent to work at a blacking factory in the Strand.
- I never even got to go to school, instead spending my childhood working first in a blacking factory and later as an attendant on the Vomitron ride at Luna Park.
Definition of blacking in:
- US English dictionary
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