red ball

adjective

Definition of red ball

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having top priority : urgent used of freight or a carrier moving top priority freight red ball trainred ball express

red ball

noun

Definition of red ball (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for red ball

Adjective

so called from the red mark painted on freight cars requiring expeditious movement

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“Red ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20ball. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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