Redlegs

Redleg

[red-leg]
noun U.S. History.
a member of a secret organization, formed in Kansas in 1862, that engaged in guerrilla activities during the Civil War.

Origin:
so called from the red leggings worn by the members

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redleg (ˈrɛdˌlɛɡ)
 
n
derogatory (Caribbean) a poor White person

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