Definition of Redbacks

1. Noun. (plural of redback) ¹



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Definition of Redbacks

1. redback [n] - See also: redback

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redbacks

redan
redans
redargue
redargued
redargues
redarguing
redargution
redargutions
redargutory
redate
redated
redates
redating
redback
redback vole
redbacks (current term)
redbait
redbaited
redbaiter
redbaiters
redbaiting
redbaits
redbay
redbays
redbed
redbeds
redbellies
redbelly
redberries
redberry

Literary usage of Redbacks

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1. Life and Select Literary Remains of Sam Houston of Texas by William Carey Crane (1884)
"It may be described as the financial system of unlimited issue of irredeemable treasury notes known as redbacks. Their decline in value, mentioned already ..."

2. Memoirs, with Special Reference to Secession and the Civil War by John Henninger Reagan (1906)
"He said the regular army of Texas consisted of but a single regiment; that the pay was poor (being at that time in depreciated "redbacks") ; that unless ..."

3. Memoirs, with Special Reference to Secession and the Civil War by John Henninger Reagan (1906)
"He said the regular army of Texas consisted of but a single regiment; that the pay was poor (being at that time in depreciated "redbacks") ; that unless ..."

4. Gold Hunting in Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1901)
"Good-by, mice, little redbacks; good-by, sand-dunes and tundras, winter, spruces, birches, cabin, all. Good-by, Eskimos, funny people, who have a kind heart ..."

5. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1864)
"... that they got the name of redbacks. When the Treasury notes appeared with he ornamental back in green, they readily ook the name of Greenbacks. JH j. ..."

6. A Memoir to the Map and Delineation of the Strata of England and Wales with by William Smith (1815)
"In Wiltshire it is called corn- brash, and in Northamptonshire redbacks. It makes, generally, a good soil. Its course is marked by several considerable ..."

7. The Clerk of the Woods by Bradford Torrey (1903)
"I have only now noticed (a .slight cry having drawn my attention) that there are sandpipers of another kind here — a little flock of dunlins, or redbacks. ..."

8. The Evolution of a State: Or, Recollections of Old Texas Days by Noah Smithwick (1900)
"Their distress was relieved when the exchequer bills replaced the dishonored redbacks, as the treasury notes were called. But again the currency depreciated ..."

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