Monkeytail Mon"key*tail`, n. (Naut.) A short, round iron bar or lever used in naval gunnery. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • monkeytail — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a piece of rope attached to the bend of a hook to aid in handling it without risk of jamming the hand 2. : a vertical scroll terminating a handrail …   Useful english dictionary

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