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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sooty \Soot"y\, a. [Compar. Sootier; superl. Sootiest.] [AS. s?tig. See Soot.] 1. Of or pertaining to soot; producing soot; soiled by soot. "Fire of sooty coal." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark. "The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Sooty albatross (Zool.), an albatross (Phoebetria fuliginosa) found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean; -- called also nellie. Sooty tern (Zool.), a tern (Sterna fuliginosa) found chiefly in tropical seas. [1913 Webster]