Black and tan

Black and tan
Tan \Tan\, a. Of the color of tan; yellowish-brown. [1913 Webster]

{Black and tan}. See under {Black}, a. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Black and Tan — is a drink made from a blend of pale ale and a dark beer such as a stout or porter. Sometimes a pale lager is used instead of ale; this is more usually called a half and half. In Ireland both Stout and Ale drinkers may order a black and tan for… …   Wikipedia

  • Black and tan — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black-and-tan — adjective Date: 1850 1. having a predominantly black color pattern with deep red or rusty tan usually on the feet, breeching, and cheek patches, above the eyes, and inside the ears 2. favoring or practicing proportional representation of whites… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • black and tan — noun Date: 1870 1. a black and tan animal (as a dog) 2. chiefly British a drink consisting of a dark beer (as stout or porter) and ale or beer of a paler color 3. capitalized B&T [from the color of his uniform] a recruit enlisted in England in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Black and tan (disambiguation) — Black and tan may refer to:* Black and Tan, a drink make by mixing dark and light beers, typically stout and ale * Black and Tans, a British paramilitary force in the Irish War of Independence * Black Tan, a controversial flavor of Ben Jerry s… …   Wikipedia

  • Black and Tan Coonhound — Infobox Dogbreed image caption = name = Black and Tan Coonhound country = United States fcigroup = 6 fcisection = 1 name = Black and Tan Coonhound country = United States fcigroup = 6 fcisection = 1 fcinum = 300 fcistd =… …   Wikipedia

  • Black and Tan Terrier — Infobox Dogbreed country = Britain name = Black and Tan Terrier |200px image caption = Modern Non pedigree Working Black and Tan Terrier (Patterdale / Fell) notrecognised = yes The English Black and Tan Terrier is the non Kennel Club variety of… …   Wikipedia

  • Black and Tan Fantasy — Infobox Film name = Black and Tan Fantasy caption = director = Dudley Murphy producer = writer = Dudley Murphy starring = Duke Ellington Fredi Washington Arthur Whetsol Barney Bigard Wellman Braud Duke Ellington Orchestra Joe Tricky Sam Nanton… …   Wikipedia

  • black-and-tan coonhound — noun Date: 1948 any of a breed of strong vigorous coonhounds of United States origin with black and tan markings …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Austrian black and tan hound — Infobox Dogbreed name= Austrian Black and Tan Hound image caption= altname= Österreichische Glatthaarige, Bracke, Austrian Smooth haired Hound, Brandlbracke nickname= Bracke country= Austria fcigroup= 6 fcisection= 1.2 fcinum= 63 fcistd=… …   Wikipedia

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