Definition of Redshirts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of redshirt) ¹



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Definition of Redshirts

1. redshirt [v] - See also: redshirt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redshirts

redrying
reds
reds under the bed
redsear
redshank
redshanks
redshare
redshift
redshifted
redshifting
redshifts
redshire
redshirt
redshirted
redshirting
redshirts (current term)
redshort
redskin
redskins
redstart
redstarts
redstem filaree
redstem storksbill
redstreak
redstreaks
redtail
redtails
redthroat
redthroats
redtop

Literary usage of Redshirts

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1891)
"But, had he only known it, he might have found, dawdling about the harbour, a little band of the picturesque redshirts for whom he had looked ..."

2. Authority in the Modern State by Harold Joseph Laski (1919)
"It was at the very nadir of his fortunes that Hildebrand made claim to the lordship of the world. It was when Garibaldi and his redshirts were thundering at ..."

3. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"These clubs were called by the carpetbaggers "redshirts," as for economical reasons they wore red flannel shirts instead of more costly uniforms. ..."

4. The Republican Tradition in Europe by Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1911)
"With his following of brawny redshirts, their heads covered with conical-shaped hats decked with black waving plumes, ..."

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