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 Red Sea.Red Snow 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Red-shanks.
 
A Highlander; so called from a buskin formerly worn by them; it was made of undressed deer’s hide, with the red hair outside.   1
 


 Red Sea.Red Snow 

 
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