1. rusty blackbird North American blackbird whose bluish-black plumage is rusty-edged in the fall
  2. ring blackbird European thrush common in rocky areas
  3. New World blackbird any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black
  4. crow blackbird long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage
  5. European blackbird common black European thrush
  6. blackbird common black European thrush
  7. red-winged blackbird North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings
  8. basketball backboard a raised vertical board with basket attached
  9. blackboard sheet of slate; for writing with chalk
  10. Blackbeard an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
  11. stinkbird crested ill-smelling South American bird whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings
  12. stiltbird long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons
  13. sand blackberry stiff shrubby blackberry of the eastern United States
  14. western blackberry American blackberry with oblong black fruit
  15. Asiatic black bear bear with a black coat living in central and eastern Asia
  16. running blackberry any of several trailing blackberry brambles especially of North America
  17. true blackberry the true blackberry of Europe as well as any of numerous varieties having sweet edible black or dark purple berries
  18. black-barred having a pattern consisting of black bars
  19. black bread bread made of coarse rye flour
  20. rest period a pause for relaxation