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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their red coats
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
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Knee-deep in the water, with drooping head and half-shut eyes, drowsed a red-coated, many-antlered buck.
The red-coated, many-antlered buck acknowledged the lordship of the spirit of the place and dozed knee-deep in the cool, shaded pool.
A sound of scrambling accompanied the song, and the spirit of the place fled away on the heels of the red-coated buck.
In March, a budget of PS178,000 was set for the year to cover civic car costs, Mr Crockett's secretary and the costs of the red-coated town sergeants who drive the car and accompany him.
Jacobite fighters clashed with the red-coated forces of King George in the Highlands once more at the weekend.
ENVIRONMENT minister Therese Coffey has driven the final nail in the coffin of bloodthirsty red-coated yobbos who want to bring back fox hunting.
Which round, red-coated cheese is named after a North Holland town?
In the novel the building isn't completely accurate geographically but that atmosphere is there, I could easily imagine that flash of Carmel's red coat as she went down the endless corridors in much the same way as the red-coated figure disappears down the dark, mysterious alleys of night time Venice.
The raiders, who had arrived at the scene on three scooters yesterday morning, drove away just moments after the red-coated pensioner began lashing out at them with the large black handbag.
All Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley) wants from Santa is a Red Ryder, Carbine Action, 200-Shot, Range Model Air Rifle, but all he hears from every adult and red-coated elf he encounters is the doomsday warning "You'll shoot your eye out!"
Here the elevated library (encased in red-coated zinc), the ovoid auditorium (with a pleated skin of ribbed zinc), the director's offices and displaced volume of the caretaker's house are clustered around the main entrance and atrium.
But does anyone now miss the gangs of red-coated half-witted upper class twits charging over the fields on Sunday mornings?