from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A braid or ponytail, especially one of a pair worn one on each side of the head.
  • noun A short length of wire used to connect other wires to each other or to an electrical device.
  • noun A twisted roll of tobacco.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The tail of a pig.
  • noun (Hair Dressing) A cue, or queue.
  • noun A kind of twisted chewing tobacco.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun a plait of braided hair


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