Red-legged

Definitions

  • The red-legged locust
    The red-legged locust
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Red-legged having red legs or feet, as a bird
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. reád; Ger. roth, L. ruber, Gr. e-rythros, Gael. ruath.

Usage

In literature:

The stork walking about on his long red legs chattered in the Egyptian language, which he had learnt from his mother.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Its red legs stand it in good stead, for it can run like a hare, and in this way it often baffles the guns.
"Birds in the Calendar" by Frederick G. Aflalo
Their red "puddy" fists were fat, and their naked legs round and plump enough.
"The Toilers of the Field" by Richard Jefferies
Bits of straw stuck in his red hair, and he limped with his left leg.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
The three thoracic segments bear each a pair of tiny conical nipples, of a deep rusty red, signs of the future legs.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
Tours has a garrison of five regiments, and the little red-legged soldiers light up the town.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
Then Rover bit the leg of the Big Red Cow.
"Prince and Rover of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
Red Kelso had fallen backward, and his legs were almost at the door.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
The goat looked up, saw Tonio and the red serape, and immediately stood up on his hind legs.
"The Mexican Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
Her feelings thus a little relieved, she examined Red Top-knot's leg with care.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
He wore a loincloth of red flannel and fringed buckskin leggings.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The hen turkey is known by the same rules; but if old, the legs will be red and rough.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
It was rust red in color, with eight bristling legs, each tipped with three curved and tufted claws.
"The Death-Traps of FX-31" by Sewell Peaslee Wright
A rod was easily procured, and for bait he took a piece of the red flannel that lined his leggings.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
Master Wiseman with his red legs, your boy!
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
Each of the legs has one-half red and the other white.
"Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley" by William H. Holmes
Note, Speed of Red-legged Partridge.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Oh, his long, waving red legs as he went backward!
"Rewards and Fairies" by Rudyard Kipling
From under her short red skirt the pretty leg in its woollen stocking swung to and fro.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
Soane stood there, his face a shiny-red from drink, his legs steady enough.
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

"O mony a time," quo Kinmont Willie.
"I have ridden horse baith wild and wood;
But a rougher beast than Red Rowan,
I ween my legs have neer bestrode.
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang
From under the crunch of my man's boot
green oat-sprouts jut;
he names a lapwing, starts rabbits in a rout
legging it most nimble
to sprigged hedge of bramble,
stalks red fox, shrewd stoat.
"Ode For Ted" by Sylvia Plath
Red berries droop below each pointed ear;
Her nut-brown legs are criss-crossed white with scratches;
Her merry laughter sifts among the pines;
Her eager face gleams pale from milk-weed patches.
"Miss Pixie" by Lloyd Roberts
His face was like a lobster red,
His legs were white as mayonnaise:
"I've had a jolly lunch," he said,
That Englishman of pleasant ways.
"Thy do us well at our hotel:
In England food is dull these days."
"Lobster For Lunch" by Robert W Service
As slaughter red the long creek crawls
From solitary forest walls,
Out where the eve's wild glory falls.
One wiry leg drowned in his breast,
Neck-shrunk, flame-gilded with the West,
Stark-stately he the evening wears.
"The Heron" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

The trousers are jean-cut with slim legs, and the colors are autumnal: brown, beige and burgundy with accents of red and green.
Their long thin red legs are distinct.
Closed Earlier This Summer After Endangered Red-Legged Frog Discovered Nearby.
Koni Dole is a Huntley Project Red Devil who broke his leg in the final game of the season.
A man riding in a red SUV that crashed while being chased by police in New Orleans on Wednesday lost part of his leg in the wreck, authorities said.
Heather was age-defyingly beautiful in a red mini dress and black boots, and her legs looked just as good as her teenage daughter 's.
Shepherd's leg is as red as Texas.
Beloit downed the Red Legs twice in the regular season.
Check out the mug , which you can purchase at Red Rider Leg Lamps, in all its glory below.
Work on the last leg of Highland's peripheral route is clear of red tape but is now stalled by a shortage of green.
Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images The Red Bulls-D. United return leg playoff game was snowed out Wednesday at Red Bull Arena.
The Red Bulls' Eastern Conference semifinal series against archrival DC United has been rescheduled due to the impacts of Hurricane Sandy, with the home and road legs being flip-flopped.
Prosthetic legs and arms await new amputees at a Red Cross orthopedic center in Kabul, Afghanistan on September 10, 2011.
Red Leggings (mamamimetasqua), a Sauk Indian brave.
But that's exactly what happened to Red Bulls striker Kenny Cooper for Saturday's first leg of the Eastern Conference finals, and coach Hans Backe was noncommittal about whether he'll start Cooper in Wednesday's home leg.
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In science:

Red modules are available for additional legs if needed.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
Figure 3 and 4 show parts of spectra obtained for Vega for the Blue and Red legs respectively.
An Optical Ultrahigh Resolution Spectrograph for Use with Adaptive Optics
Due to the use of a smaller Kodak CCD (because of electronics problems with the prepared Loral CCD), the wavelength coverages for the Blue and Red legs are approximately 300 ˚A and 200 ˚A, respectively.
An Optical Ultrahigh Resolution Spectrograph for Use with Adaptive Optics
It may happen that such a basis occurs not far from a leg of a bigger red triangle, i.e. of the generation n with n ≥ m+2.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
Now, it seems that there is no difference between a lost basis of a red phantom of the generation m and a basis of a red phantom the generation n which looks after the legs of its phantom.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
On the other hand, inside the angle defined by the legs of a red phantom of the generation n, the expected basis has a single signal, the lower one and so, the legs of the phantom may notice the difference.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
Note that the basis meets the legs of red triangles before it meets its expected legs.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
As there is no red triangle of a previous generation, there cannot be red signals inside a triangle of the generation 1 and so, the legs of the triangle determine a yellow signal on the isocline 10.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
The legs take into account the horizontal red signals only which emanate from the triangles of the previous generations.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
The legs go on again until they meet the bases issued by the next free row, this time free of upper horizontal red signal.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
Now, as red legs, the legs of the triangles of the generation 2n+3 detect the free rows inside the triangle by the technique already described for the Euclidean triangles.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
For the crossing of legs and bases, we have al l possible cases for blue and red legs, the blue-0 case being excluded by definition, and also al l possible cases for the basis, this time the blue-0 case being taking into account.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
As these rows do not meet legs of the red triangle associated to this infinite basis, if they contain states, we may think that they are not connected between them.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
The “tagand-probe” method is employed where the lepton leg which fired the inclusive trigger is the “tag” leg, while the second leg is unbiased and used as a “probe” to measure the efficiency of interest.
Top Quark Physics at the Tevatron
This is because an entwined loop corresponds to two forward Chessboard paths, one originating from the origin with a positive, blue first leg (K++ contribution) and the second from a negative red first leg(−K+− contribution).
The Feynman Propagator from a Single Path
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