(as) black as a stack of black cats

(as) black as a stack of black cats

Completely black; totally without light or color. The basement gives me the creeps. It's as black as a stack of black cats down there! A: "I can't believe that Grandma's hair used to be black as a stack of black cats." B: "Well, sure—you've only ever known her with gray hair." My hands were black as a stack of black cats after working on that filthy engine all day.
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