from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having red on the head: as, the red-capped snake, a venomous Australian species, Brachysoma diadema.


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  • They didn't begrudge them their government posts or the slopes where their homes sprang up like so many red-capped mushrooms.

    Sunset in the Hills

  • I saw a chaotic band of red-capped French schoolchildren, some wearing "I HEART Roma" T-shirts, followed by 25 orderly Japanese ladies, all in black, carrying cameras.

    Perfection, Squared

  • This being the animated version, the gnomes come to life when people are not watching; but when red-capped Juliet meets blue-wearing Gnomeo, the ancient grudge is forgotten.

    Garden Gnomes Portray Star Crossed Lovers in 'Gnomeo and Juliet'

  • It was a place of red-capped polka dot mushrooms, each the size of a water heater.

    Magic X

  • Just had 20-30 of the little red-capped pillagers.

    Fewer redpolls

  • The red-capped coua (Coua ruficeps) is found throughout this ecoregion.

    Madagascar succulent woodlands

  • UPDATE: Wonkette has the pool report: Gorgeous day, 70 degrees with happy, red-capped turnout est at 25k.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Cheney Loudly Booed During First Pitch

  • It reminds me of Iraq under Saddam, a militant opponent of Saddam Hussein said angrily to me last week as he watched red-capped Iraqi soldiers close down part of central Baghdad so the convoy of Nouri al-Maliki, the Iraqi Prime Minister, might briefly venture into the city.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Next morning the air is alive with bird calls as magpies stalk the grass for worms, and red-capped lorikeets chattered in the treetops.

    Shifting Gears

  • And why the Naxalites long back in 1967 predicted that the CPI(M) call of preparation for ‘partisan war’, the red-capped CPI(M) cadres parading in the processions, etc. were all gimmicks, a drama to divert the activists from the path of Naxalbari.

    A Maoist critique of the CPI(Marxist)


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