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  • adj. having red stripes


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  • Slight tangent: I actually think the iconic red-striped sweater freaks me out a little bit more.

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  • The other end was being held by an enraged farmer with a red-striped hat.

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  • “Why it has to be …,” said a farmer, using his pitchfork to scratch himself under his warm, red-striped hat.

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  • "I built it so we could obsess over it," Mr. Savage said on a recent Saturday, wearing orange-and red-striped socks that played off his signature red hair.

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  • Johnny nodded in the direction of the bar, a red-striped structure shaped like a circus tent with LEAPING HORSE LIBATIONS lettered on bright yellow banners.

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  • The genius of the conservative emergence during the 1970s was in the way it reached out to three large, deeply discontented tribes, and brought them all together under Lee Atwater's "big tent" -- which quickly turned into a red-striped big top full of the most bizarre acts anyone had ever seen.

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  • It is also home to black bear, takin, golden monkeys, musk deer, blood pheasants, minivets, rock squirrel, and black- and red-striped swallowtails.27

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  • The moderator, a slim guy with hair that looks like it has been glued into place, brushes a speck off his tuxedo, adjusts his red-striped tie, and begins speaking right on cue.

    out of my mind

  • "There'll be a red-striped lighthouse on the last point of land before we hit the bay we want," he told Bud.

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  • The stall-holder shrugged, then lost interest in Corellius and Kellen, as a housewife squeezed out of the press, positioned herself under the man's red-striped awning, and began to pick over the carrots.

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