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1. Also called black racer. a blackish racer, Coluber constrictor subspecies, of the eastern U.S., that grows to a length of 6 ft. (1.8 m).
2. any of various other snakes of a black or very dark color.
3. a heavy, tapering, flexible whip of braided cowhide or the like. Also,black' snake".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.