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- noun The
hindpart or handleof a plough.
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No more cells for lads from the ploughtail and the heather.
Remember, the sluggard would have been warmer, with a wholesome warmth, at the ploughtail than cowering in the chimney corner.
A young man who goes from the ploughtail into the army is generally rather thoughtless and disposed to idleness.