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RED, a. Gr red, and a rose, from its color. Heb. to descend, to bring down. L. gradior, also to correct, to teach, erudio.

Of a bright color, resembling blood. Red is a simple or primary color, but of several different shades or hues, as scarlet, crimson, vermilion, orange red, &c. We say red color, red cloth, red flame, red eyes, red cheeks, red lead, &c.

Red book of the exchequer, an ancient English record or manuscript containing various treatises relating to the times before the conquest.

Red men, red people, red children, the aboriginals of America, as distinguished from the whites.

RED, n. A red color as a brighter color, the best of all the reds.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Red'. King James Dictionary.

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