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blacking
American English: /ˈblækɪŋ/
British English: /ˈblakɪŋ/

Translation of blacking in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • betún (masculine) negro
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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