bleck

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See also: Bleck and Bléck

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

bleck (third-person singular simple present blecks, present participle blecking, simple past and past participle blecked)

  1. (obsolete, dialect) To blacken.
  2. (obsolete, dialect) To defile.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wyclif to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bleck in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Interjection[edit]

bleck

  1. (rare) Alternative form of blech

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English blæc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bleck (comparative blecker, superlative bleckest)

  1. (South Scots) black

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Danish blik (< Middle Low German bleck), German Blech (< Old High German bleh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bleck n

  1. tin plate
  2. sheet metal

Declension[edit]