Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: The caudal appendage of an animal that is attached to its posterior and near the anus.
Example: Most primates have a tail and fangs.
Definition: An object or part of an object resembling a tail in shape, such as the thongs on a cat-o'-nine-tails.
Definition: The back, last, lower, or inferior part of anything.
Definition: The feathers attached to the pygostyle of a bird.
Definition: The tail-end of an object, e.g. the rear of an aircraft's fuselage, containing the tailfin.
Definition: The rear structure of an aircraft, the empennage.
Definition: The visible stream of dust and gases blown from a comet by the solar wind.
Definition: The latter part of a time period or event, or (collectively) persons or objects represented in this part.
Definition: The part of a distribution most distant from the mode; as, a long tail.
Definition: One who surreptitiously follows another.
Definition: The lower order of batsmen in the batting order, usually specialist bowlers.
Definition: The lower loop of the letters in the Roman alphabet, as in g, q or y.
Definition: (chiefly in the plural) The side of a coin not bearing the head; normally the side on which the monetary value of the coin is indicated; the reverse.
Definition: All the last terms of a sequence, from some term on.
Definition: The buttocks or backside.
Definition: The penis of a person or animal.
Definition: Sexual intercourse.
Example: I'm gonna get me some tail tonight.
Definition: (kayaking) The stern; the back of the kayak.
Definition: A train or company of attendants; a retinue.
Definition: The distal tendon of a muscle.
Definition: A filamentous projection on the tornal section of each hind wing of certain butterflies.
Definition: A downy or feathery appendage of certain achens, formed of the permanent elongated style.
Definition: A portion of an incision, at its beginning or end, which does not go through the whole thickness of the skin, and is more painful than a complete incision; called also tailing.
Definition: One of the strips at the end of a bandage formed by splitting the bandage one or more times.
Definition: A rope spliced to the strap of a block, by which it may be lashed to anything.
Definition: The part of a note which runs perpendicularly upward or downward from the head; the stem.
Definition: A tailing.
Definition: The bottom or lower portion of a member or part such as a slate or tile.
Definition: A tailcoat.