redcoat

noun red·coat \ ˈred-ˌkōt \

Definition of redcoat

:a British soldier especially in America during the Revolutionary War

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First Known Use of redcoat

circa 1605


REDCOAT Defined for English Language Learners

redcoat

noun

Definition of redcoat for English Language Learners

  • : a British soldier of the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the American Revolution


REDCOAT Defined for Kids

redcoat

noun red·coat \ ˈred-ˌkōt \

Definition of redcoat for Students

:a British soldier especially in America during the Revolutionary War

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