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Red-handed

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In the very act; with red blood still on his hand.

“I had some trouble to save him from the fury of those who had caught him red-handed.”—The Times (a correspondent).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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