"blackwork" Definition

  1. undertaking. The waiters met at public dinners are often employed during the day as mutes, etc. Omnibus and cab drivers regard BLACKWORK as a _dernier ressort_.

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Position in the dictionary: 207 of 4022 slang words.
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