Definition of Darks

1. Noun. (plural of dark) ¹



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Definition of Darks

1. dark [v] - See also: dark

Lexicographical Neighbors of Darks

darkling
darkling beetle
darkling groung beetle
darklings
darkly
darkmans
darkness
darknesse
darknesses
darknet
darknets
darkon
darkons
darkrooms
darks (current term)
darksome
darksomely
darksomeness
darkwave
darkwaver
darkwavers
darky
darlin'
darling pea
darlingest
darlingly
darlingness
darlingnesses
darlings

Literary usage of Darks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gleanings in Europe by James Fenimore Cooper (1837)
"... sombre but distinct, with their faces of wall, now in subdued light, and now quite shaded, resembling the glorious darks of Rembrandt's pictures. ..."

2. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"But rhe best is when I glide from out them, Cross a step or two of dubious twilight, Come out on the other side, the novel Silent silver lights and darks ..."

3. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1901)
"The softness of the snake suggests creepy feeling in one's fingers ; the blue green darks of the bamboo enamel emerging from its flesh-tinted skin are wells ..."

4. Hints for Pupils in Drawing and Painting by Helen Mary Knowlton (1879)
"On this, draw, with the utmost care, your outlines ; shading the darks deeply, and taking out high lights with a chamois stump, or a bit of baker's bread ..."

5. Amor Vitaque: A Little Book of Speculation in Lyric, Ballad and Omargram by John Baker Opdycke (1912)
"... within the sea Are secret as can be,— But O! the darks that hidden lie Unguessed in you and me. The heights within the sky— Unfathomably high— Are O! ..."

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