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Definition of red hand in English:


The arms or badge of Ulster, a red left hand cut off squarely at the wrist. Also called bloody hand.
Example sentences
  • He's not fit to wear this badge, the red hand of Ulster.
  • But Zoe Salmon, who became the show's 30th presenter last month, comes from Northern Ireland and her choice was the red hand of Ulster, a symbol regularly used by loyalists and paramilitaries.
  • In some of the villages Union Jacks and the red hand of Ulster fluttered on lamp posts.
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