Definitions

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  • proper n. Parachute Regiment
  • proper n. Manchester United F.C.

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Examples

  • Remembered last summer, being here in Dorvo, the very last time we'd "played Venus" together, wielding our river-reed swords, lopping the sentient berry clusters from the Contac bushes we called Red Devils, laughing and pretending we'd fallen into a book.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Both clubs are called the Red Devils but the similarities end there.

    'If any non-league club can beat Manchester United, it's Crawley Town'

  • The team, known as the Red Devils, recently won the Premier League, England's domestic soccer league.

    Champions League Final: A Primer

  • The Very Best of Mick Jagger features work from his solo albums, but the highlight is a previously unreleased track Jagger did in the 1990s with a Los Angeles blues band called the Red Devils; one day, he should release that entire album.

    Hot Tracks

  • The fifth round of the English F.A. Cup offers a romantic, if mind-boggling matchup between two teams called the Red Devils: mighty Manchester United and minor league Crawley Town.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Red Devils should be a force to be reckoned with again.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

  • The England striker, though, maintains it would be "nonsense" to suggest the Red Devils were a one-man team, and Wenger agrees.

    tribalfootball.com

  • The Red Devils are the latest side to express an interest in the 18-year-old ...

    WN.com - Articles related to Hargreaves still clinging to South Africa ambition

  • Manchester United are not a Gaelic football team, even though the less-than-inspiring form of their young guns is being talked about as though the Red Devils were a county minor team whose failures presage similar setbacks at senior level.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Not sure what Manchester City fans would have revelled in more - the Argentine striker scoring twice against Manchester United in a Carling Cup semi-final last Wednesday, or escaping disciplinary action for calling Red Devils captain Gary Neville a "boot licker" and a

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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