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red-light

[red-lahyt] /ˈrɛdˈlaɪt/
verb (used with object), red-lighted, red-lighting.
1.
Informal. to stop or deter by means of or as if with a red light.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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redlight

verb
  1. To push someone off a moving train; kill by pushing off a train: Who'd you red-light, Ferris? (Circus & carnival)
  2. To eject someone from a car

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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