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- adj. red
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Vermilion red; red.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of roan.
- n. A border; edge; selvage.
- n. [Roon in this passage is usually explained as ‘vermilion,’ apparently after Halliwell, who defines the Middle English roone, properly ‘roan,’ in one passage as ‘vermilion.’]
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