• The Red Lion, Thursley
    The Red Lion, Thursley
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv redly displaying a red color "the forge belched redly at the sky"-Adria Langley"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Red Lion, Betchworth The Red Lion, Betchworth
Felling Red Spruce with a Saw Felling Red Spruce with a Saw
The rose is red The rose is red
Brushes.—Red Sable, Round Brushes.—Red Sable, Round
Brushes.—Red Sable Brushes.—Red Sable
Red Pine, Norway Pine Red Pine, Norway Pine

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days
    • adv Redly In a red manner; with redness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: There are some bananas that are red instead of yellow
    • redly With redness; with a red color or glow.
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  • Martin Luther
    “No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.”
  • J. Mccabe
    J. Mccabe
    “A bureaucrat is a person who cuts red tape sideways.”
  • Henry Morgan
    Henry Morgan
    “A careful driver is one who honks his horn when he goes through a red light.”
  • Bill Blass
    Bill Blass
    “When in doubt, wear red.”
  • Charles Lamb
    “The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.”
  • Liz Smith
    Liz Smith
    “Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.”


Catch someone red-handed - If someone is caught red-handed, they are found doing something wrong or illegal.
In the red - If your bank account is overdrawn, it is in the red.
Not worth a red cent - (USA) If something is not worth a red cent, it has no value.
Paint the town red - If you go out for a night out with lots of fun and drinking, you paint the town red.
Red carpet - If you give someone the red-carpet treatment, you give them a special welcome to show that you think they are important. You can roll out the red carpet, too.
Red herring - If something is a distraction from the real issues, it is a red herring.
Red letter day - A red letter day is a one of good luck, when something special happens to you.
Red light district - The red light district is the area of a town or city where there is prostitution, sex shops, etc.
Red mist - If someone sees red or the red mist, they lose their temper and self-control completely.
Red rag to a bull - If something is a red rag to a bull, it is something that will inevitably make somebody angry or cross.
Red tape - This is a negative term for the official paperwork and bureaucracy that we have to deal with.
Reds under the bed - An ironic allusion to the obsession some people have that there are reds (communists) everywhere plotting violent revolution.
Roll out the red carpet - If you roll out the red carpet, you treat someone in a special way, especially when welcoming them.
See red - If someone sees red, they become very angry about something.
Straight red - If someone is given a straight red, they are expelled from something immediately and without warning- it comes from the red card shown to football players when they are expelled from a game.


In literature:

These resemble, to some extent, a red tulip, a lily, a red dahlia, a yellow tulip, and a red rose.
"English Embroidered Bookbindings" by Cyril James Humphries Davenport
This volume has been recently bound in red morocco, and cruelly cut in the binding.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
It emits virtually no red rays, and, therefore, red objects appear devoid of red.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
She was handsome in a red-cheeked, blond fashion.
"The Tin Soldier" by Temple Bailey
Francois trades off his red sash to Red Plume.
"Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People" by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
Around the station platform was a sea of red mud.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
Because he has the same red hair and the same eyes with the same way of laughing.
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
These fellows watch for Red activity, and the Reds watch them.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
It was a most beautiful tin top with a painted stripe of red, and a painted stripe of yellow, and a painted stripe of green.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Mammoth clover is a large variety of red clover; in fact, the largest variety of red clover in America.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
The mordant reds are fairly numerous, and include both natural and artificial red dye-stuffs.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
It's red silk, like the hair of Irene.
"Riders of the Silences" by John Frederick
The calculations for both Red and Black are kept, and the differences staked on the Red or Black as the case may be.
"Hoyle's Games Modernized"
There were two moons, Paul remembered, one white and large and far away, one red and near.
"West Of The Sun" by Edgar Pangborn
So they were silent, and let him take his portion of the fire and of the broth, and of the thin red wine.
"Folle-Farine" by Ouida
Penny understood, and appreciated the red man's gesture.
"The Lone Ranger Rides" by Fran Striker
The head, instead of being red and blue, is red and white.
"The Natural History of Cage Birds" by J. M. Bechstein
My nieces are the best women I know, and they make every one happy at the Red House.
"Mollie's Prince" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
But these it turned over to the Red Cross and they became the nucleus of the American Red Cross transportation organization in France.
"With the Doughboy in France" by Edward Hungerford
One of them had a little red feather in his wing.
"The Quest" by Frederik van Eeden

In poetry:

When the glow is leaping
Redly hurled,
He sees roses sleeping,
Forest-roses in a windy world.
"The Woodsman In The Foundry" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
Buzzing comes a velvet bee;
Sagely it supposes
Those red lips beneath the tree
Are two crimson roses.
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Leagues of rose and scarlet,
Roses red as blood:
All the world's a rose-garden.
God is good, is good.
"Winter Sunset" by Katharine Tynan
The Gael cannot tell,
In the uprooted wildwood
And the red ridgy dell,
The old nurse of his childhood:
"The Downfall Of The Gael" by Samuel Ferguson
And she at times is paler,
And paler than the dead -
But O her lips are burning,
And O her lips are red.
"Muses" by Victor James Daley
Above, below, on every part
A crimson shadow lay,
As if the red sun streamed athwart
And sunset was alway.
"Lilith" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (top) made a rehab appearance in Sunday afternoon's game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and Syracuse Chiefs at McCoy Stadium.
Me, I'd like to see red-on-red.
Chicken with red, yellow peppers: Gifted heirloom pepper inspires this peperonata, a saute flavored with garlic, onion, tomatoes and a slug of red wine vinegar.
The Reds season is baseball season, after all, and someone is going to win even if it isn't the Reds.
8 dried red chiles, such as New Mexico red, stemmed and seeded.
Red Men in Red Square.
Red Bay defeats Marion Co. Tidwell/FCT Senior running back Steven Wood (14) of Red Bay runs in a touchdown against Colbert Heights last Friday night.
RED BAY – The city of Red Bay is known for it's Southern small-town charm, but starting next September the city will also be known for promoting history and education across the region.
Steel-service center Stripco, Inc, Mishawaka, IN, has installed an EPS coil line provided by Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL.
Eagles' red-zone woes make Reid see red .
RED SOX NOTEBOOK Rays 4, Red Sox 2.
Kupferberg Gold red sparkling wine is made from a blend of red grapes from Germany.
Publishing industry caters to red-state readers' appetite for red meat.
Casey painted the valve covers red to match the lipstick red leather and suede interior.
On tour, in support of their new album 'Brothers Brew', Vallejo will headline the Red Dirt Party 5 at the Red Dirty Pavilion in Buffalo Gap on October 20th.

In science:

We use the metallicity information, to superpose the red parts of the HB: even in the presence of multiple populations, the red HB clumps are supposed to reflect the composition of the first stellar generation, so that their location is presumed to be unaffected, e.g., by altered helium.
The influence of the C+N+O abundances on the determination of the relative ages of Globular Clusters: the case of NGC 1851 and NGC 6121 (M4)
CFHQS J21001715 has a rather red color of z′ - J = 0.93 for its redshift, which may be partly due to the weak Ly α line, but also indicates a red spectral slope.
The Canada-France High-z Quasar Survey: nine new quasars and the luminosity function at redshift 6
While we find that the distribution of SSFR of satellites is now better reproduced (Fig. 11, red histogram), the passive fractions (Fig. 9, red dashed lines) do not agree as well with the data.
Cluster Galaxies Die Hard
Based on the TNO taxonomy proposed by Fulchignoni et al. [2008], the con firmed family members all belong to the BB class, while the rejected candidates come from all 4 of the groups (the majority of the newly rejected ones are from the red classes RR and IR, since they were mostly rejected due to their red slopes).
Characterisation of candidate members of (136108) Haumea's family
S ) = α · \Red(f1 )(S ) + β · \Red(f2 )(S ).
A simple reduction from a biased measure on the discrete cube to the uniform measure
While bulges become more common at large vrot , their presence is not necessarily related to a red galaxy color because bulgeless galaxies can also have red colors.
The Edge-On Perspective of Bulgeless, Simple Disk Galaxies
We use the colours red, black, and white, where the colour red will have a special significance.
Random lifts of $K_5\setminus e$ are 3-colourable
Expose all remaining edges. (6) Colour every vertex red which is in eGS and does not have a red neighbour. (7) If the graph induced by the non-red vertices is acyclic, colour it black and white, otherwise fail.
Random lifts of $K_5\setminus e$ are 3-colourable
From top to bottom: volume-weighted average number density, temperature, pressure and entropy as a function of radius for the run without AGN (black solid) at z = 0, and the run with AGN at z = 0 (red solid), z = 0.04 (red dashed) and z = 0.09 (red dot-dashed).
Jet-regulated cooling catastrophe
Red fields. A red field is an ω -stable algebraically closed field K with a predicate R for a connected additive subgroup of comparable rank.
Fields and Fusions: Hrushovski constructions and their definable groups
The red dots in Fig. 3(b) show the shift of the red trion transition measured using the same technique.
Observation of heavy-hole hyperfine interaction in quantum dots
Inset shows measurements at B = 7.25T : the axes are the same as those on the main figure. (b) Transition energies of the red trion (red points) and the diagonal transition (green points) vs ∆, measured on a second quantum dot.
Observation of heavy-hole hyperfine interaction in quantum dots
Cepheids that appear extremely red are either highly extincted or have red blends.
A New Cepheid Distance to the Giant Spiral M101 Based On Image Subtraction of HST/ACS Observations
Red circles and red arrows mark the locations of the final Cepheid sample found in §4.
A New Cepheid Distance to the Giant Spiral M101 Based On Image Subtraction of HST/ACS Observations
In this case, find the last vertex v ′ of Pt which is not red, color it red, and make it the new terminus of the path.
Rainbow Hamilton cycles in random graphs