Redleg
Redleg Red"leg` (r?d"l?g`), Redlegs Red`legs` (-l?gz`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The redshank. (b) The turnstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Redlegs — Redleg Red leg (r?d l?g ), Redlegs Red legs ( l?gz ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The redshank. (b) The turnstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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