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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
red
adj
  1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
    Synonym(s): red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet
  2. characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
    Synonym(s): crimson, red, violent
  3. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red- faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
    Synonym(s): crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed
n
  1. red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    Synonym(s): red, redness
  2. a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Synonym(s): Red, Red River
  3. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    Synonym(s): Bolshevik, Marxist, red, bolshie, bolshy
  4. the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"
    Synonym(s): loss, red ink, red
    Antonym(s): gain
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wine \Wine\, n. [OE. win, AS. win, fr. L. vinum (cf. Icel.
      v[c6]n; all from the Latin); akin to Gr. o'i^nos, [?], and E.
      withy. Cf. {Vine}, {Vineyard}, {Vinous}, {Withy}.]
      1. The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a
            beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out
            their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment. [bd]Red
            wine of Gascoigne.[b8] --Piers Plowman.
  
                     Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and
                     whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. --Prov.
                                                                              xx. 1.
  
                     Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape
                     Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine. --Milton.
  
      Note: Wine is essentially a dilute solution of ethyl alcohol,
               containing also certain small quantities of ethers and
               ethereal salts which give character and bouquet.
               According to their color, strength, taste, etc., wines
               are called {red}, {white}, {spirituous}, {dry},
               {light}, {still}, etc.
  
      2. A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit
            or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as,
            currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.
  
      3. The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.
  
                     Noah awoke from his wine.                  --Gen. ix. 24.
  
      {Birch wine}, {Cape wine}, etc. See under {Birch}, {Cape},
            etc.
  
      {Spirit of wine}. See under {Spirit}.
  
      {To have drunk wine of ape} [or] {wine ape}, to be so drunk
            as to be foolish. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  
      {Wine acid}. (Chem.) See {Tartaric acid}, under {Tartaric}.
            [Colloq.]
  
      {Wine apple} (Bot.), a large red apple, with firm flesh and a
            rich, vinous flavor.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Red \Red\, v. t.
      To put on order; to make tidy; also, to free from
      entanglement or embarrassement; -- generally with up; as, to
      red up a house. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Red \Red\, a. [Compar. {Redder} (-d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE.
      red, reed, AS. re[a0]d, re[a2]d; akin to OS. r[omac]d,
      OFries. r[amac]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[omac]t, Dan.
      & Sw. r[94]d, Icel. rau[edh]r, rj[omac][edh]r, Goth.
      r[a0]uds, W. rhudd, Armor. ruz, Ir. & Gael. ruadh, L. ruber,
      rufus, Gr. 'eryqro`s, Skr. rudhira, rohita; cf. L. rutilus.
      [root]113. Cf. {Erysipelas}, {Rouge}, {Rubric}, {Ruby},
      {Ruddy}, {Russet}, {Rust}.]
      Of the color of blood, or of a tint resembling that color; of
      the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar
      spectrum, which is furthest from the violet part. [bd]Fresh
      flowers, white and reede.[b8] --Chaucer.
  
               Your color, I warrant you, is as red as any rose.
                                                                              --Shak.
  
      Note: Red is a general term, including many different shades
               or hues, as scarlet, crimson, vermilion, orange red,
               and the like.
  
      Note: Red is often used in the formation of self-explaining
               compounds; as, red-breasted, red-cheeked, red-faced,
               red-haired, red-headed, red-skinned, red-tailed,
               red-topped, red-whiskered, red-coasted.
  
      {Red admiral} (Zo[94]l.), a beautiful butterfly ({Vanessa
            Atalanta}) common in both Europe and America. The front
            wings are crossed by a broad orange red band. The larva
            feeds on nettles. Called also {Atlanta butterfly}, and
            {nettle butterfly}.
  
      {Red ant}. (Zo[94]l.)
      (a) A very small ant ({Myrmica molesta}) which often infests
            houses.
      (b) A larger reddish ant ({Formica sanquinea}), native of
            Europe and America. It is one of the slave-making
            species.
  
      {Red antimony} (Min.), kermesite. See {Kermes mineral}
      (b), under {Kermes}.
  
      {Red ash} (Bot.), an American tree ({Fraxinus pubescens}),
            smaller than the white ash, and less valuable for timber.
            --Cray.
  
      {Red bass}. (Zo[94]l.) See {Redfish}
      (d) .
  
      {Red bay} (Bot.), a tree ({Persea Caroliniensis}) having the
            heartwood red, found in swamps in the Southern United
            States.
  
      {Red beard} (Zo[94]l.), a bright red sponge ({Microciona
            prolifera}), common on oyster shells and stones. [Local,
            U.S.]
  
      {Red birch} (Bot.), a species of birch ({Betula nigra})
            having reddish brown bark, and compact, light-colored
            wood. --Gray.
  
      {Red blindness}. (Med.) See {Daltonism}.
  
      {Red book}, a book containing the names of all the persons in
            the service of the state. [Eng.]
  
      {Red book of the Exchequer}, an ancient record in which are
            registered the names of all that held lands per baroniam
            in the time of Henry II. --Brande & C.
  
      {Red brass}, an alloy containing eight parts of copper and
            three of zinc.
  
      {Red bug}. (Zo[94]l.)
      (a) A very small mite which in Florida attacks man, and
            produces great irritation by its bites.
      (b) A red hemipterous insect of the genus {Pyrrhocoris},
            especially the European species ({P. apterus}), which is
            bright scarlet and lives in clusters on tree trunks.
      (c) See {Cotton stainder}, under {Cotton}.
  
      {Red cedar}. (Bot.) An evergreen North American tree
            ({Juniperus Virginiana}) having a fragrant red-colored
            heartwood.
      (b) A tree of India and Australia ({Cedrela Toona}) having
            fragrant reddish wood; -- called also {toon tree} in
            India.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Red \Red\ (r[ecr]d), obs.
      . imp. & p. p. of {Read}. --Spenser.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Red \Red\ (r?d), n.
      1. The color of blood, or of that part of the spectrum
            farthest from violet, or a tint resembling these.
            [bd]Celestial rosy red, love's proper hue.[b8] --Milton.
  
      2. A red pigment.
  
      3. (European Politics) An abbreviation for Red Republican.
            See under Red, a. [Cant]
  
      4. pl. (Med.) The menses. --Dunglison.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   Red
  
      (Or "REDL") A language proposed by {Intermetrics} to meet the
      {Ironman} requirements which led to {Ada}.
  
      ["On the RED Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra,
      SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):27 (Oct 1978)].
  
      ["RED Language Reference Manual", J. Nestor and M. van Deusen,
      Intermetrics 1979].
  
      (1995-01-19)
  
  
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