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  • noun

Synonyms for blacksnake

large harmless shiny black North American snake

blackish racer of the eastern United States that grows to six feet

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As an archaeologist, however, gazing from the air upon the faint outlines of the neolithic hill forts still visible upon the English downs or, similarly, upon the monoliths of Stonehenge, or with equal intensity watching a blacksnake glide slowly down the steps of an abandoned Mexican cathedral, I am aware of something else than the geometric extension of power, whether in a civilization or a man.
I had one wasp nest in a block's core hole and a blacksnake loved shedding in the sticky cucumber plants.