Red-letter

Definition of Red-letter

Red´-let`ter   Pronunciation: ~l?t`t?r
a.1.Of or pertaining to a red letter; marked by red letters.
Red-letter day
a day that is fortunate or auspicious; - so called in allusion to the custom of marking holy days, or saints' days, in the old calendars with red letters.
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Red scale
Red silver
Red snapper
Red snow
Red softening
Red sorrel
Red spider
Red squirrel
Red tape
Red underwing
Red viper
Red vitriol
Red water
Red-bellied perch
Red-crested poachard
Red-gum
Red-hand
Red-hot
Red-lead ore
Red-legged crow
-Red-letter-
Red-letter day
Red-light district
red-necked plover
Red-riband
Red-short
Red-tailed
Red-tailed hawk
Red-tape
Red-tapism
Red-tapist
Redact
Redacteur
Redaction
Redactor
Redan
Redargue
Redargution
Redargutory
Redback
Redbelly
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