Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An animal, particularly a dog, having an uncut tail. Formerly, in England, a long-tail was a gentleman's dog, or a dog qualified to hunt, it being required that the tails of other dogs should be cut. Hence the phrase come cut and long-tail. See cut, p. a.
- n. The long-tailed duck.
- n. An old nickname for a native of Kent.
- Having the tail uncut, as a dog.
- n. A common designation for an animal that has an unusually long tail relative to similar species.
- n. In Bermuda, an alternative name for the White-tailed Tropicbird.
- n. A longtail boat.
- n. colloquial In the Isle of Man, a rat.
GNU Webster's 1913
“Even if enabling the longtail is good trojan horse marketing .. as long as it doesn't become another all in one Web 2.0 featureset focused on a vertical, which leads consumer-creators to wonder whether their first click should be to blog about their AFL footy team, or their kids basketball club. posted by redbarren at 10: 41 PM”
“A longtail is a basic wooden boat with a very loud motor on the back, and the propeller is at the end of a long shaft.”
“Selling enough copies of one's work (whether physical or digital, whether books, songs, movies, software or games) to make this the sole pillar of one's livelihood has in reality always been reserved to those very few creators that are at the top of the heap (i.e. not in the so-called longtail or even the body).”
“Some examples, Hughes said, are Facebook, Twitter, e-mail and an an assortment of "longtail" sites catering to individual interests.”
“This community shares some species with both the Laurentian Mixed Forest and boreal forest, but some species are unique to its alpine tundra, such as longtail shrew, boreal (southern) redback vole, gray-cheeked thrush, spruce grouse, and gray jay.”
“| A "khlong" river cruise Patrick Barta/The Wall Street Journal Thai 'longtail' boat on the Chao Phraya river Hire a longtail boat to explore the atmospheric "khlong" river canals west of the Chao Phraya.”
“Or, how to 'longtail' a phone conversation you're eavesdropping on but can't hang up the receiver because they'd hear the click and find out.”
“By "longtail," Curley refers to the thousands of small sites that collectively drive vast herds of traffic using AP content.”
“BusinessWeek. com revises 2005 article on blogs because of 'longtail' traffic Wired. com: Fake Wired. com runs fake Steve Jobs health scare story”
“The automated service automates the process of building more qualified leads based on more specific "longtail" search terms.”
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Compound adjectives - based on the FAO ASFIS list of waterborne species.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
A work in progress....Birds from around the world (other than endemic to North America).
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