black vomit


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black vomit

[¦blak ′väm·ət]
(medicine)
Dark vomited matter, consisting of digested blood and gastric contents.
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some said what was pronounced black vomit was not dark enough, others that it was too black; others again, that it was not black vomit because it was of a reddish hue.
I saw it with my own eyes A pregnant woman eating what a feverish infant vomits And feeding the other child with the same black vomit.
But this vision vanishes in a "gush of black vomit," as "the Devil came and sat on Minty .