[ red-leg ]
/ ˈrɛdˌlɛg /
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noun U.S. History.
a member of a secret organization, formed in Kansas in 1862, that engaged in guerrilla activities during the Civil War.
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Origin of Redleg
So called from the red leggings worn by the members
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British Dictionary definitions for Redleg
/ (ˈrɛdˌlɛɡ) /
Caribbean derogatory a poor White person
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