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  • s  used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their red coats

  • The 80-piece red-coated University of Houston Cougar band blared such anomalous songs as Jesus Christ, Superstar while comely majorettes did a Rockettes routine out front.
  • Fox hunting, the 500-year-old sport of red-coated riders, baying hounds and pealing horns, has suddenly become endangered, though not the animal itself.
  • Ever since Labour won power in 1997, its backbenchers have been baying for the blood of those red-coated, high-horsed huntsfolk and seeking to ban their centuries-old sport.

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