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fire red

a strong reddish-orange color.
Also called fire red toner. a brilliant reddish-orange dye.
Origin of fire red
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He had on a long snow white overshirt and had tied a fire red cloth over his hat and a black sash was tied about his waist.

    Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
  • The splashes of fire—red on the glistening white—formed a memorable picture.

    Some Naval Yarns Mordaunt Hall
  • The lamp was still burning, and the fire red, when I awoke; but I sat very stiff in the iron clutch of a wintry morning.

    A Thief in the Night E. W. Hornung
  • We were stumbling over ground smashed in by the last night's fire—red earth new turned.

    Letters from France

    C. E. W. Bean

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