• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Blackstrap A mixture of spirituous liquor (usually rum) and molasses. "No blackstrap to-night; switchel, or ginger pop."
    • Blackstrap Bad port wine; any common wine of the Mediterranean; -- so called by sailors.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blackstrap A name of various beverages. In the United States, a mixture of spirituous liquor, generally rum or whisky, with molasses and vinegar.
    • n blackstrap A sailors' term for any strong, dark-colored liquor: hence applied to the dark-red wines of the Mediterranean coasts.
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In literature:

We have just been boarding a Woodbridge Vessel that we met in these Roads, and drinking a Bottle of Blackstrap round with the Crew.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald

In news:

Blackstrap molasses, 2 tbsp 400.
She then keeps the story from turning sweeter than blackstrap molasses by setting loose a serial killer.
My doctor would like to know how you apply blackstrap molasses to hemorrhoids.
A combo of whole-wheat flour, spices and blackstrap molasses , a natural sweetener rich in iron, produces a soft, chewy cookie laced with ginger and cinnamon.
Crafted from Caribbean Blackstrap rum and select ingredients, including rich clove spice and premium cassia bark, the liquid is finished with double charred blackened oak for a premium, smooth taste.