rogue's badge

noun

Definition of rogue's badge

1 : a red ribbon on the tail of a hunting horse that kicks
2a : a hood worn by a racehorse
b : blinkers worn by a racehorse

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First Known Use of rogue's badge

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 2b

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“Rogue's badge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rogue%27s%20badge. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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