Definition of Redbone

1. Noun. A speedy red or red-and-tan American hound.

Generic synonyms: Hound, Hound Dog



Definition of Redbone

1. Noun. A member of any of several specific North American ethnic groups called Redbones ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A dark-red or tan coonhound ¹

3. Noun. (American English) An African American with relatively light skin; the skin color thereof ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redbone

1. a hunting dog [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redbone

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redbaits
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redbed
redbeds
redbellies
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redberries
redberry
redbird
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redbird flower
redbirds
redbone
redbones
redbreast
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redbrick
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redbricks
redbrush
redbud
redbuds
redbug
redbugs
redbush
redcap
redcaps

Literary usage of Redbone

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1. The Smoked Yank by Melvin Grigsby (1888)
"In February, 1864, my regiment was in camp at Redbone Church, ... The cotton camp was on the Black River, several miles from the main camp at Redbone. ..."

2. The American Hunting Dog: Modern Strains of Bird Dogs and Hounds, and Their by Warren Hastings Miller (1919)
"... Redbone HOUNDS I would deem it a favour if you would give me the name of a kennel owning a pack of "Redbone" hounds. Should be delighted to read any ..."

3. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"ETTE General practice. Firm consists of: Frank Pierce, Edward B. Critchlow, William J. Barrette. Edward B. Critchlow, b. Redbone. ..."

4. Florida: The Keysby Don Philpott by Don Philpott (2002)
"The Coast Guard Station (MM 86) is by Snake Creek, before the bridge across to Windley Key. The Redbone Gallery at ..."

5. An Illustrated History of the State of Wisconsin: Being a Complete Civil by Charles Richard Tuttle (1875)
"They took part in Gen, Sherman's expedition to Jackson, and on their return encamped (June 29), within a short distance of Redbone Church. ..."

6. The Publications of the Harleian Society by Harleian Society (1896)
"9 Richard Withers, of East Ham, Essex, W., & Mary Redbone, W., of this parish. Licence Sep. ..."

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