from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large grackle or blackbird (Quiscalus major), found in the Southern United States.


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  • The thing I like is bullets don't fall out while I'm hunting or fall into the case when I'm shooting, as can happen with some long boat-tail types.

    Rifles of Interest: Remington Model 700 Custom Shop AWR II

  • The most interesting thing about this gun is that a 120 grain semi-spitzer boat-tail bullet will actually shoot longer ranges much flatter than the lighter weight bullets.

    I acquired a 25-06 barrel for my tc encore and got it zeroed in nicely at 100 yards.

  • If a boat-tail is so much better, then why isn't every round a boat-tail?

    Are "special" bullets really necessary?

  • I've read a lot on Ammo. best I can understand, is a Polymer tip with a boat-tail bullet in say a l00 to ll5 gr bullet, Please, readers give me your opinion.

    How Much?

  • The boat-tail convertible auctioned at Greenwich is an example of Isotta at its finest.

    The Forgotten Luxury Car

  • He touched the first trigger, the SSG rocked against his shoulder, and the. 308's 165-grain boat-tail bullet split the biker's forehead like it was a ripe melon.

    Total War

  • The Steyr's 165-grain boat-tail soft-point splattered against the right side of the helmet.

    Total War

  • I think the side view and the boat-tail is about the only good looking thing on this car.


  • The car started life as a 1936 Lincoln K Model V-12, but Hughes had it extensively reworked to create a boat-tail rear end in the art-deco styling popular at the time.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • One truck without any aero-aid was driven around for a year, as was another truck with the boat-tail.



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