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redcoat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: History, Army
redcoatred‧coat /ˈredkəʊt $ -koʊt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SHPMAa British soldier during the 18th and 19th centuries
Examples from the Corpus
redcoatThe city had the air of a fortress, redcoats everywhere, frigates and warships riding at anchor in the harbor.Perhaps he would say it in some lonely place in the hills with some one on the lookout for the searching redcoats.
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