Word of the Day – Thursday, September 1st



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EBON (EB-uhn)

Black in color

Common clues: Black to Blake, Poetic color; Like some piano keys; Black, to a bard; Black; Inky; Extremely dark; Raven-colored, to Poe; Sable; Black, romantically

Crossword puzzle frequency: 4 times a year

Video: Black is the Color

Heaven’s ebon vault
Studded with stars unutterably bright,
Through which the moon’s unclouded grandeur rolls,
Seems like a canopy which love has spread
To curtain her sleeping world.

- Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)