Definition of Redlegs

1. Noun. (plural of redleg) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redlegs

1. redleg [n] - See also: redleg

Medical Definition of Redlegs

1. The redshank. The turnstone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redlegs

redivide
redivided
redivider
redividers
redivides
redividing
redivision
redivisions
redivivus
redivorce
redivorced
redivorces
redivorcing
redledgeite
redleg
redlegs (current term)
redlight
redline
redlined
redliner
redliners
redlines
redlining
redlinings
redly
redmaids
redmouth
redneck
rednecked
redneckery

Literary usage of Redlegs

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1. Shooting, Yachting, and Sea-fishing Trips, at Home and on the Continent by Lewis Clements (1877)
"redlegs. I CANNOT help being amused at the somewhat startling grumbles one is apt to find in ... redlegs, for instance, are almost unanimously condemned, ..."

2. "I was There" with the Yanks on the Western Front, 1917-1919by Hilmar Robert Baukhage by Hilmar Robert Baukhage (1919)
"I says to Johnny redlegs, "If I didn't have nine lives Your barrage would have got me ... Then redlegs drops his corn-cob And spits on both his han's, And, ..."

3. Stark's History and Guide to Barbados and the Caribbee Islands by James Henry Stark (1903)
"The " redlegs " are poor whites, the descendants of the " Wild Irishry " who were sent here and sold as slaves by Cromwell. This opprobrious name was given ..."

4. Stark's History and Guide to Barbados and the Caribbee Islands: Containing a by James Henry Stark (1903)
"The " redlegs " are poor whites, the descendants of the " Wild Irishry " who were sent here and sold as slaves by Cromwell. This opprobrious name was given ..."

5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... bachmani) were said to inhabit the island, but I was not favored with a glimpse of these "birds with redlegs," as they are known to the fishermen. ..."

6. My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir (1911)
"this comic redlegs, the mountain's merriest child, seems to be made up of pure, condensed gayety. The Douglas squirrel is the only living creature that I ..."

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