Longtail Long"tail`, n. An animal, particularly a log, having an uncut tail. Cf. {Curtail}. {Dog}. [1913 Webster]

Note: A longtail was a gentleman's dog, or the dog of one qualified to bunt, other dogs being required to have their tails cut. [1913 Webster]

{Cut and longtail}, all, gentlefolks and others, as they might come. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • longtail — A term used to describe insurance business, for example, employer s liability where it is known from experience that notification and settlement of claims will occur many years after the expiry of the policy. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of …   Law dictionary

  • Longtail — In Bermuda, the Longtail is the common name for the White tailed Tropicbird, Phaethon lepturus .On the Isle of Man, longtail is a euphemism to describe a rat, as a relatively modern superstition has arisen that it is considered bad luck to… …   Wikipedia

  • Longtail — „The Long Tail“, hier gelb eingefärbt, ähnelt einem langen Schwanz. Auf der Y Achse ist die Anzahl der Verkäufe und auf der X Achse sind die Produkte nach Reihenfolge ihrer Verkaufsstatistik aufgelistet. The Long Tail (englisch für „Der lange… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • longtail — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. a. : an animal (as a dog) that has an uncut tail b. : greyhound 2. a. : old squaw b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Longtail stingray — may also refer to Dasyatis thetidis or Himantura uarnak. Longtail stingray Conservation status Data Deficient (IUCN 3.1)[1 …   Wikipedia

  • Longtail skate — Taxobox | name = Longtail skate image caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Rajiformes familia = Rajidae genus = Arhynchobatis species = A. asperrimus… …   Wikipedia

  • Longtail Salamander — Taxobox name = Longtail Salamander status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Caudata familia = Plethodontidae genus = Eurycea species = E. longicauda binomial = Eurycea longicauda binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Longtail butterfly ray — Taxobox name = Longtail butterfly ray status = NT | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes ordo = Rajiformes familia = Gymnuridae genus = Gymnura species = G. poecilura binomial = Gymnura poecilura… …   Wikipedia

  • longtail silver-biddy — smulkiažvynė gerė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Gerres acinaces angl. longtail silver biddy; small scaled pursemouth rus. амбариак; малочешуйная мохарра ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gerės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • longtail croakers — ilgapelekiai kupriai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Lonchiurus angl. longtail croakers rus. длиннопёрые горбыли; лонхиуры ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kupriai siauresnis terminas – ilgapelekis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”