from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A racehorse.
- noun A detachable extension to the back of an envelope, having a perforated edge and special marketing information or an order form on it.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A tail which has been banged, or cut horizontally across; also, an animal with a banged or docked tail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a horse bred for racing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
tailof a horse or cow, allowed to grow out and then trimmedhorizontally so as to form a tassel; a horse or cow having such a tail.
- noun US A
- noun slang A
- noun marketing An
envelopewith a perforated flap on which promotional material is printed; the flap on such an envelope.
- verb To
shearoff the hair horizontally at the end of a cow or horse's tail.
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- noun a horse bred for racing
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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It seems that 'Fireman' O'Leary was most useful in helping the fillies home at Washington Park by assaulting them in the region of the bangtail with small bollops of pure incandescence.
The Big Fix George Oliver Smith 1946
(surprisingly, ` claim 'is the verb; quit = ` quits' or ` even '), bobtail and bangtail (bob and bang = ` crop,' and these are just bobbed examples of humdrum past participle formations), and lockjaw (not conclusively eliminated, but ` locked jaw 'is given as an alternative form).