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red water

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1. (Veterinary Science) a disease of cattle caused by the protozoan Babesia (or Piroplasma) bovis, which destroys the red blood cells, characterized by the passage of red or blackish urine. It is transmitted by tick bites
2. (Veterinary Science) any of various other animal diseases characterized by haematuria
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Noun1.red water - a disease of cattle; characterized by hematuria
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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As I stood sick and confused I saw again the moving thing upon the shoal--there was no mistake now that it was a moving thing--against the red water of the sea.
What is more, this lot were thoroughly "salted," that is, they had worked all over South Africa, and so had become proof, comparatively speaking, against red water, which so frequently destroys whole teams of oxen when they get on to strange "veldt" or grass country.
255) mentions red water off Lima, apparently produced by the same cause.
The merits, or otherwise, of "clear red water" did not get a look in.
The First Minister will also underline the clear red water between his administration and Labour at Westminster.
In their book, Clear Red Water: Welsh Devolution and Socialist Policies, Nick Davies and Darren Williams provide a detailed critique of the differences between New Labour and Welsh Labour.
Cardiff has already put ``clear red water'' to use Rhodri Morgan's phrase -between itself and England by bringing in the Assembly Learning Grant to help poor students.
Mr Morgan underlined the ``clear red water'' emerging between the Assembly and the UK Government in the major speech at Swansea University on social policy.
He told me he had diagnosed red water, gull sickness and pneumonia four days earlier and given treatment.
During the Blair and Brown years, Welsh Labour was seen to be to the left of UK Labour, with "clear red water" dividing the policies pursued in the Assembly from those prioritised in Westminster.