- any of various black or dark-colored snakes, esp. a slender, harmless racer (Coluber constrictor) found in the U.S.
- a long, heavy whip of braided leather or rawhide
See blacksnake in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Any of various dark-colored, chiefly nonvenomous snakes, such as the black racer or the black rat snake of North America.
- A long, tapering, braided rawhide or leather whip with a snapper on the end.
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