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n. (plural of redshirt English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: redshirt)

Redshirts (Italy)

Redshirts or Red coats is the name given to the volunteers who followed Giuseppe Garibaldi in southern Italy during his Mille expedition to southern Italy, but sometimes extended to other campaigns of his. The name derived from the color of their shirts or loose fitting blouses (complete uniforms were beyond the finances of the Italian patriots).

Redshirts (novel)

Redshirts (originally titled Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas) is a science fiction novel by John Scalzi. The book was published by Tor Books in June 2012. The audiobook of the novel is narrated by Wil Wheaton. The book won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel and Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.

Redshirts (song)

"Redshirts" is a song by Jonathan Coulton, a singer/songwriter most famously known for creating Still Alive, and Want You Gone, from the Portal series. "Redshirts" was written to accompany the book of the same name, written by John Scalzi. It is about the hardship faced by a Star Trek character, labeled by their redshirts, who die in every episode.

Usage examples of "redshirts".

No sooner had the captain emerged from the valley than he spotted two more redshirts in the distance—and these were flanking the commodore himself.

Jimmy the Predictor is expecting all four of the security redshirts to die on that one.