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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To accuse, denounce, or attack (a person, for example) as a Communist or a Communist sympathizer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To attack by denouncing as a Communist.
  • n. A fish, Emmelichthys nitidus.
  • n. Pyura stolonifera, an ascidian often used as bait by anglers.

Etymologies

red +‎ bait (Wiktionary)

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