Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ornithology:
  • noun The red-legged partridge.
  • noun The red-legged plover or turnstone, Strepsilas interpres.
  • noun The purple sandpiper, Tringa maritima.
  • noun The redshank.
  • noun In botany, the bistort, Polygonum Bistorta, so named from the redness of its stems. The name is applied also to some other species of Polygonum.

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  • noun Plural form of redleg.

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Examples

  • For you civilians the redlegs are the Artillery men and they do think they are king.

    The James Rifle

  • For you civilians the redlegs are the Artillery men and they do think they are king.

    The James Rifle

  • March 30th, 2010 at 11: 43 am tombaker says: redlegs

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  • To Clay Cooper: The re-enactor said that when Union redlegs fired at that rate it was almost suicidal, because you were ramming a charge the instant after the previous one had fired.

    The James Rifle

  • To Clay Cooper: The re-enactor said that when Union redlegs fired at that rate it was almost suicidal, because you were ramming a charge the instant after the previous one had fired.

    The James Rifle

  • A park ranger had a mexican redlegs tarantula out in a plastic cage to show everyone, neat-o!

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  • BTW … the online article was written long ago and the LJW staff will, I am sure, update it when they have puddleglum (Anonymous) says … kansas redlegs: yeah I know exactly what you mean.

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  • BTW … the online article was written long ago and the LJW staff will, I am sure, update it when they have puddleglum (Anonymous) says … kansas redlegs: yeah I know exactly what you mean.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

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