from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of redhaired.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having red or reddish hair.


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  • Persephone made that one up, the girl said modestly, referring to the red-haired goddessgirl next to her.


  • So when we read about the lacrosse player and the red-haired girl, we think about Nick Stuban -- a high school student in a Washington suburb who committed suicide a few months ago after being suspended.

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  • The 48-year-old, red-haired mascot has come under fire from health-care professionals and consumer groups who, in recent days, have asked the fast-food chain to retire Ronald McDonald.

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  • So --- I write: "Melinda was tall, red-haired and had a long tail."

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  • So --- I pen a scene illustrating the fact that Melinda was tall, another one that established that she was red-haired, and a third scene where we very definitely are informed about the tail thing.

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  • My main character is tall, red-haired and has a long tail.

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  • As Harry's best friend and upbeat sidekick Ron Weasley, the red-haired Grint has provided most of the film series 'comic relief.

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  • As the story opens, while strolling outside a cemetery, he sees a coarse-looking red-haired man who stares back at him belligerently.

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  • A young family with a little red-haired daughter smiles at us and my friend holds up the Japanese doll in its sealed glass box and asks the little girl, Would you like this?


  • My friend's hand hesitates only a moment before letting go, for she too is a red-haired girl and I know she sees her child self reaching back and across the decades, and in that moment is a lifetime of remembering.



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