Black"-let`ter, a.


Written or printed in black letter; as, a black-letter manuscript or book.


Given to the study of books in black letter; that is, of old books; out of date.

Kemble, a black-letter man! J. Boaden.


Of or pertaining to the days in the calendar not marked with red letters as saints' days. Hence: Unlucky; inauspicious.


© Webster 1913.