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hard-red

[cf. RED] adj. having a light-brown complexion, especially with tightly curled hair, often tinged with reddish-gold (somewhat derogatory): 1973 "Conky Joes" are by no means white. They are of a hard-red complexion, usually a cross between a white and a black (Missick 33). (Black)

Tags: adjective, anatomy, pejorative

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Last update: 2010-09-30 05:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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