Redbait - definition of redbait by The Free Dictionary
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To accuse, denounce, or attack (a person, for example) as a Communist or a Communist sympathizer.
to harass communists or people with left-wing beliefs
to accuse a person or group of being communistic or communist.
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The western redbait
stock in the Small Pelagic Fishery is also now classified as not overfished and not subject to overfishing.
Reproductive dynamics of redbait
, Emmelichthys nitidus (Emmelichthyidae), from South-Eastern Australia.
Governor Cherry's second big mistake in 1954 was to redbait
Faubus on account of his 1935 attendance at Commonwealth College, a socialist institution that had flourished briefly in the Ouachita Mountains near the town of Mena, Arkansas.
Another time, I knew Butler and Welker had been to Denver, Colorado to redbait
a district attorney who was making trouble for the Mafia in Denver.