Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Toward the tail; backward; caudad.

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Examples

  • His arm (one I recall patting the top of his smelly dog: an animal whose hairs, aligned tailward, emit the grainy flake of fleas when scratched) emits a hose — he endures

    no carrots

  • He struggled to resist the force which pushed him tailward.

    Space Platform

  • He struggled against the force that pushed him tailward.

    Space Platform

  • The head is perfectly flat, very thin, and armed on each side with very sharp bones pointing tailward.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

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