rogue's badge

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 2b

Time Traveler
The first known use of rogue's badge was in 1891

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“Rogue's badge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rogue%27s%20badge. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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