from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hair from the tail of a deer, often dyed and used especially in artificial fishing flies.
- n. An artificial fly made with bucktail.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The tail of a deer, traditionally used as a fishing lure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name originally given to the members of the Tammany Society in New York city, but about 1817–26 extended in its application to members of that faction of the Democratic-Republican party in the State which opposed De Witt Clinton.
buck + tail (Wiktionary)