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red book

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capitals) Brit a government publication bound in red, esp the Treasury's annual forecast of revenue, expenditure, growth, and inflation
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The garden of Windy Corners was deserted except for a red book, which lay sunning itself upon the gravel path.
Beebe down at Summer Street as he smiled over a letter from Miss Catharine Alan; on George Emerson cleaning his father's boots; and lastly, to complete the catalogue of memorable things, on the red book mentioned previously.
And let us, my brethren who have not our names in the Red Book, console ourselves by thinking comfortably how miserable our betters may be, and that Damocles, who sits on satin cushions and is served on gold plate, has an awful sword hanging over his head in the shape of a bailiff, or an hereditary disease, or a family secret, which peeps out every now and then from the embroidered arras in a ghastly manner, and will be sure to drop one day or the other in the right place.
She then jumped up, disappeared downstairs for a minute, and came back with a fat red book.
The blessed darling comes of no family, my dear Handel, and never looked into the red book, and hasn't a notion about her grandpapa.
For answer, he took a big red book out of a drawer.
'The Chinese police inspect whether Burmese people have a red book and an official seal in the red book.
A number of rare species of red book and migratory birds increased in the protected natural area of Kyrgyzstan, said SAEPF.
'The Civil Lines CTD carried out an intelligence-based action on Business Recorder Road and apprehended six suspects,' said the officer, adding that some of the held militants' names were in the Red Book of most wanted suspects.
The police further claimed that three of the militants arrested were also included in the red book of police that provides details of high profile terrorists.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has provided financial support in publication of the second edition of Tajikistan's Red Book of flora and fauna, according to FAO Resident Office in Tajikistan, Trend reports referring tonews.tj.
This is for the first time that credentials of 4 most wanted women have also been mentioned in the Red book.