from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition of having a tail.


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  • We'd like to hit some of it given the back caudation in geo markets we haven't done anything yet.

  • CRAWLEY, who, what with the habit of cerebral hallucination due to brandy and the present flutter of his spirits and his conscience, had for a moment or two lost all the landmarks of probability, no sooner felt his hand encounter a tail -- slight in size, but stiff as a pug's, and straight as a pointer's -- than he uttered a dismal howl, and it is said that for a single moment he really suspected premature caudation had been inflicted on him for his crimes.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend


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