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red·top

 (rĕd′tŏp′)
n.
A perennial grass (Agrostis gigantea) with reddish spikelets, native to Eurasia and widely cultivated for forage.

red•top

(ˈrɛdˌtɒp)

n.
any of several grasses of the genus Agrostis having reddish panicles, as A. gigantea, widely cultivated for lawns.
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Obsidians: Redtop Mountain, 8 miles, 2,000 feet of elevation gain.
The dominant species in the pasture were Kentuckey bluegrass (Poa pratensis), Italian ryegrass (Lolitum multiflorum) and Redtop (Agrostis alba).
In such an instance, the Inde pendent Press Standards Organisation and even the discredited Press Complaints Commission (which IPSO is on the verge of replacing) would surely agree even with extremist supporters of Hacked O and impose a heavy censure on the infamously cavalier redtop tabloid.
Although belatedly withdrawn, those remarks will doubtless garner a rash of redtop puns and irritate the good folk at Santander.
Thornley (1987) Fructan, starch and sucrose concentrations in crested wheatgrass and redtop as affected by temperature.
0-litre eight-valve 115bhp and 16-valve fuel-injected 150bhp four-cylinder redtop petrol engines.
The cool-season grassland on Bryson's Hope site also had redtop (Agrostis gigantea).
AS AN Echo subscriber for the last six and a half years, I am extremely disappointed at the headlines printed in the Echo (September 13) that would have been more suited to one of the redtop rags from Fleet Street - They said it's in the boiler.
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And he creates a catalogue of flowers that will send all but an expert scurrying to the dictionary: "The old hayfields smell of redtop and timothy, and wildflowers bloom.
I spent hours lying on my back in high timothy and redtop," Lindbergh reminisced almost half a century later, "hidden from passersby, watching white cumulus clouds drift overhead, staring into the sky.
It meant that there was just sufficient official appreciation of what Circles might be able to offer in Britain before the media-driven moral panic about released sex offenders that had steadily gained momentum in the late 1990s intensified into a serious confrontation between the redtop press and government over the issue of "naming and shaming", when eight year old Sarah Payne was murdered by a known paedophile in July 2000 (see Silverman and Wilson (2002) and Critcher (2003) for detailed analyses of this moral panic).