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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plait of braided hair.
  • n. A twisted roll of tobacco.
  • n. See flamingo flower.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A braided plait of hair.
  • n. this sense)Either of two braids or ponytails on the side of the head.
  • n. A twisted piece of tobacco.
  • n. A cable that has a connector at one end, and loose wires on the other.
  • n. The flamingo flower.
  • n. The tail of a pig.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The tail of a pig.
  • n. A cue, or queue.
  • n. A kind of twisted chewing tobacco.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The tail of a pig.
  • n. A cue formed of the hair of the head, as distinguished from that of the periwig.
  • n. A person who wears a pigtail or cue.
  • n. Tobacco twisted into a rope or cord.
  • n. In logging, an iron device driven into trees or stumps to support a wire or small rope.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a plait of braided hair

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