1. black widow venomous New World spider
  2. blackwood any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
  3. blackhead a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
  4. black tie a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket
  5. black-tie moderately formal; requiring a dinner jacket
  6. blockade a war measure isolating an area of importance to the enemy
  7. black willow North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakes
  8. placate cause to be more favorably inclined
  9. blackout darkness resulting from the extinction of lights
  10. blockhead a stupid person
  11. black out darken completely
  12. black tea fermented tea leaves
  13. blocked completely obstructed or closed off
  14. placoid as the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks
  15. Black Tai a branch of the Tai languages
  16. block out prevent from entering
  17. placative intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions
  18. plucked of a stringed instrument
  19. placket a piece of cloth sewn under an opening
  20. bulkhead a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments

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