black belt

black belt
I. noun Date: 1870 1. an area characterized by rich black soil 2. often capitalized both Bs an area densely populated by blacks II. noun Date: 1939 one who holds the rating of expert in various arts of self-defense (as judo and karate); also the rating itself

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • black belt — n 1.) a high rank in sports such as ↑judo and ↑karate 2.) someone who has this rank black belt in ▪ Sandy s a black belt in judo …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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