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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Hank stood behind the high pine bar, a broad but nervous grin on his round, red face.

    Prairie Folks Hamlin Garland
  • The light glistened on a round, red face and a long French bayonet.

    High Adventure James Norman Hall
  • There was poor old Mr. K., with his red face and his white hair, and his heels flying in every direction.

    Aunt Phillis's Cabin Mary H. Eastman
  • His wrinkled, red face was edged by a white fringe of whisker.

  • She looked so ridiculous in that dress with the powder peeling off her red face.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • There stepped forward a little man with a red face and blinking eyes.

    The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
  • Hanlon apparently lost all control of himself, and his voice and red face showed the anger he was simulating so well.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
  • He was a small, stout man with a red face and a peppery manner.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And he was glad to do it, for it gave him an excuse for having a red face.

    The Tale of Pony Twinkleheels Arthur Scott Bailey
  • In the Indian sun the red face of the Westerner looks even redder.

    Kari the Elephant Dhan Gopal Mukerji

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