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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Black … White.
 
To swear black is white. To persist in an obvious untruth. The French locution, Si vous lui dites blanc, il répondra noir, means, He will contradict what you say point blank.   1
 


 Black Watch.Blacks. 

 
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