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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Black Ox.
 
The black ox has trod on his footi.e. misfortune has come to him. Black oxen were sacrificed to Pluto and other infernal deities.   1
 


 Black Money.Black Parliament. 

 
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