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red-eye (n.)

"airplane flight which deprives travelers of sleep," 1968, from the red eyes of sleeplessness; earlier it was a noun meaning "raw and inferior whiskey" (1819, American English); it also has been used of various fish.

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Definitions of red-eye from WordNet

red-eye (v.)
travel on an overnight flight;
The candidate red-eyed from California to the East Coast the night before the election to give a last stump speech
From wordnet.princeton.edu