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 Redding-straik (A).Redgaunt’let. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Redgaunt’let.
 
The sobriquet of Fitz-Aldin, given him from the great slaughter which he made of the Southron, and his reluctance to admit them to quarter. The sobriquet was adopted by him as a surname, and transmitted to his posterity. A novel by Sir W. Scott. (See chap. viii.)   1
 


 Redding-straik (A).Redgaunt’let. 

 
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