Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Something formed like a sparrow's tail; a swallowtail.
  • Having a long skirt cut away at the sides and squared off at the end: as, a sparrow-tail coat (now usually called swallow-tail).

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Examples

  • He drew Charley aside, and asked him why he did not tell him that those sparrow-tail things had come into fashion again!

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