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any of several fungous diseases of plants that produce small black spots on the plant

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There were two round, black spots near one extremity of the back, and a long one near the other.
I can't do that; they'd have the black spot on me by then.
Not once did she look back upon the ruin that brooded like a huge monster--a black spot in the darkness that enveloped it.
Ahab's hat was never restored; the wild hawk flew on and on with it; far in advance of the prow: and at last disappeared; while from the point of that disappearance, a minute black spot was dimly discerned, falling from that vast height into the sea.
They were "cestracio philippi" sharks, with brown backs and whitish bellies, armed with eleven rows of teeth-- eyed sharks--their throat being marked with a large black spot surrounded with white like an eye.
Bulstrode's eyes of an ugly black spot on the landscape at Stone Court, but not relieving him of the dread that the black spot might reappear and become inseparable even from the vision of his hearth.
I discovered my admiration that I had not observed any of these illustrious persons at court; the black spot on the forehead being so remarkable a distinction, that I could not have easily overlooked it: and it was impossible that his majesty, a most judicious prince, should not provide himself with a good number of such wise and able counsellors.
But there may be such a thing as a very dark well in the Horner Country, which is a black spot on the face of the earth.
His attention was arrested by a strange black spot that moved over them.
The sunken cheeks were rendered yet more ghastly by the rows of glistening teeth which protruded from between the lips, while the sockets of the eyes--filled with oval bits of mother-of-pearl shell, with a black spot in the centre--heightened the hideousness of its aspect.
And that was how I came to enlist, which was a black spot upon my character at the best of times, and would still be a sore job for me if I fell among the red-coats.
And the brougham, behind which he was now running, was no more than a black spot on the white road.
The sail had turned and nobody was visible;--and on the ocean, silvered by the light of the moon, the vessel formed a black spot that grew dimmer and dimmer, and finally disappeared.
interrupted Aramis, rising suddenly, and pointing out to his friend a black spot upon the empurpled line of the water.
The first arrow he struck into the center ring, but the second missed its mark, and smote the black; the last arrow was tipped with luck, for it smote the very center of the clout, upon the black spot that marked it.