a North American blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which is black with scarlet patches, usually bordered with buff or yellow, on the bend of the wing.
- Red wire
jargon, hardware (IBM) Patch wires installed by programmers who have no business mucking with the hardware. It is said that the only thing more dangerous than a hardware guy with a code patch is a softy with a soldering iron. Compare blue wire, yellow wire, purple wire. [Jargon File] (1994-12-23)
noun 1. a small, reddish-gray American wolf, Canis rufus, similar to the coyote: once abundant in the southeastern U.S., it is now near extinction in the wild.
noun 1. a coniferous tree, Sequoia sempervirens, of California, noted for its great height, sometimes reaching to more than 350 feet (107 meters): the state tree of California. 2. its valuable brownish-red timber. 3. a red-colored wood. 4. any of various trees yielding a reddish wood. 5. any tree whose wood produces a red dyestuff. […]
noun 1. a city in W California.