Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To furnish with a tail.
  • v. To take the tail off.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To furnish with a tail: as, “betailed and bepowdered,”
  • To take the tail off: a word jocularly formed on the analogy of behead.

Etymologies

From be- +‎ tail. (Wiktionary)

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