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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their colored jackets.

Usage examples (34)
  • The red-coated chasseur had judged very well indeed.
  • As the woman passed screaming, "You red-coated devil,"
  • This was not at all to the red-coated gentleman's liking.
  • The red-coated men pushed their muskets over the embrasures. for more
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