BLACK STRAP. Bene Carlo wine; also port. A task of
labour imposed on soldiers at Gibraltar, as a punishment
for small offences.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
Black"strap` (-străp), n.
1. A mixture of spirituous liquor (usually rum) and
No blackstrap to-night; switchel, or ginger pop.
2. Bad port wine; any common wine of the
Mediterranean; -- so called by sailors.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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