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Noun
The part of the body upon which someone sits
“The coach kicked Ryan in his tail.”
Noun
The hindmost part of an animal, especially when prolonged beyond the rest of the body, such as the flexible extension of the backbone in a vertebrate, the feathers at the hind end of a bird, or a terminal appendage in an insect
“It's also possible that an Apatosaurus tail had a highly flexible extension, equivalent to a bullwhip's popper.”
Noun
The final, more distant, or weaker part of something
“Tom found himself in familiar company at the back of the grid as Turkington and Thompson had also failed to finish the second race and the three of them lined up at the tail of the field.”
Noun
A person secretly following another to observe their movements
“In a scene right out of The Sopranos, a tail followed a BFI truck out of the Lincoln Tunnel one evening and nearly ran it off the road in New Jersey.”
Noun
A body of employees or servants who accompany and wait on a person
“A comet tail.”
Noun
The last part
“The tail of the hunting season.”
Noun
“She wore bleached denims with her golden tail of hair swinging.”
Verb
Follow
“To tail them, the private detective agency must have at least two different vehicles, so that they won't be discovered when tailing after one target.”
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