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Definition of red herring:

(n) : a smoke-cured herring; a clue that is misleading or that has been falsified, intended to divert attention (from the use of smoked herrings to mislead hounds following a trail)
""Gall, the guy that does the hyp act is too shrewd, I think, to have committed such a smart murder and left himself with his pants down with no other red herring around." --Svengali Kill"
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Definition of red herring:

(n) : a smoke-cured herring; a clue that is misleading or that has been falsified, intended to divert attention (from the use of smoked herrings to mislead hounds following a trail)
""Gall, the guy that does the hyp act is too shrewd, I think, to have committed such a smart murder and left himself with his pants down with no other red herring around." --Svengali Kill"

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