a common Eurasian shrike, Lanius collurio, the male of which has a grey crown and rump, brown wings and back, and a black-and-white face
- Red-back spider
[red-bak] /ˈrɛdˌbæk/ noun 1. a venomous spider, Latrodectus hasselti, of Australia and New Zealand, related to the black widow spider and having a bright red stripe on the back.
noun 1. a novel (1895) by Stephen Crane.
- Red bag
noun 1. (in Britain) a fabric bag for a barrister’s robes, presented by a Queen’s Counsel to a junior in appreciation of good work in a case See also blue bag
verb (used without object) 1. to denounce or deprecate as a political radical, especially to accuse of being communist.