Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • verb US, transitive To attack by denouncing as a Communist.
  • noun A fish, Emmelichthys nitidus.
  • noun Pyura stolonifera, an ascidian often used as bait by anglers.

Etymologies

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red +‎ bait

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