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  • n. Plural form of redcoat.

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Examples

  • And Jesus led the christian patriots to victory against the musin redcoats at Bunker Hill by charging their lines on a dinosaur …

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  • The surviving Highlanders had retreated to the ridge with the Warwickshire men who had lived through the mauling fight in the streets and now they had been joined by Portuguese ca-adores, redcoats from the English shires, skirmishers from the valleys of Wales and by Hanoverians loyal to King George III; all mingled as they stood shoulder to shoulder to hold the heights and drown Fuentes de Onoro in smoke and lead.

    Sharpe's Battle

  • After all, the redcoats were all about maintaining the status quo – in favor of the monarchy and their vested interests.

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  • After nightfall, the two lanterns burning in the belfry of Boston's Old North Church alerted Paul Revere and other watchers that the British soldiers called redcoats or regulars would arrive by water.

    History of American Women

  • Among those captured by the redcoats was a small boy, thirteen years of age.

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  • If the "redcoats" in the media go to war with the Tea Party Movement, it will only reinforce the notion that traditional American values are, in fact, under attack.

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  • Shoulders tense, eyes focused down the length of. 22-caliber rifles, they're trying to take out the "redcoats" with 13 bullets-one for each of the original colonies.

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  • Shoulders tense, eyes focused down the length of. 22-caliber rifles, they're trying to take out the "redcoats" with 13 bullets - one for each of the original colonies.

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  • Shoulders tense, eyes focused down the length of. 22-caliber rifles, they're trying to take out the 'redcoats' with 13 bullets - one for each of the original colonies.

    Local News from The Lakeland Ledger

  • Shoulders tense, eyes focused down the length of. 22-caliber rifles, they're trying to take out the "redcoats" with 13 bullets _ one for each of the original colonies.

    KSL / U.S. / National

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