To Black. v.a. [from the noun.] To make black; to blacken.
Blacking over the paper with ink, not only the ink would be quickly dried up, but the paper, that I could not burn before, would be quickly set on fire. Boyle on Colours.
Then in his fury black'd the raven o'er,
And bid him prate in his white plumes no more. Addison's Ovid's Metamorph. b. ii.