Pigtail
Pigtail Pig"tail`, n. 1. The tail of a pig. [1913 Webster]

2. (Hair Dressing) A cue, or queue. --J. & H. Smith. [1913 Webster]

3. A kind of twisted chewing tobacco. [1913 Webster]

The tobacco he usually cheweth, called pigtail. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pigtail — (n.) 1680s, tobacco in a twisted roll, from PIG (Cf. pig) (n.) + TAIL (Cf. tail) (n.). So called from resemblance. Meaning braid of hair is from 1753, when it was a fashion among soldiers and sailors …   Etymology dictionary

  • pigtail — ► NOUN ▪ a plaited lock of hair worn singly at the back or on each side of the head. DERIVATIVES pigtailed adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • pigtail — [pig′tāl΄] n. 1. tobacco in a twisted roll 2. a long braid of hair hanging at the back of the head …   English World dictionary

  • Pigtail — A pigtail (also known as Twin Tail(ツインテール/TsuinTe ru) in Japan)Fact|date=October 2008 is another name for hair styled into a large braid that extends down or out from the head. In analogy to the ponytail hairstyle and the long, free flowing tail… …   Wikipedia

  • pigtail — UK [ˈpɪɡˌteɪl] / US noun [countable] Word forms pigtail : singular pigtail plural pigtails 1) a length of hair formed by twisting three separate lengths of hair over each other, worn either behind or at the sides of the head 2) [usually plural] a …   English dictionary

  • Pigtail — Das Wort Pigtail (engl. für „Schweineschwanz“) bezeichnet: Eine Frisur, den Zopf, oder auch den Zopfring, einen Haarschmuck. In der Netzwerktechnik ein Patchkabel. In der Hochfrequenztechnik ein kurzes Kabel, welches an beiden Enden mit HF… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pigtail — One name for the covalent assembly of sugars linked to phosphatidyl inositol joined to the C terminal residue of many proteins by a modified ethanolamine residue. Also called a greasy foot. Another term for this modification is glypiation. The… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pigtail — [[t]pɪ̱gteɪl[/t]] pigtails N COUNT If someone has a pigtail or pigtails, their hair is plaited or braided into one or two lengths. ...a little girl with pigtails. Syn: plait, braid …   English dictionary

  • pigtail — vielinis išvadas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. pigtail; wire lead vok. Drahtanschluß, m; Drahtzuleitung, f rus. проволочный вывод, m pranc. sortie en fil, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • pigtail — lankstusis išvadas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. compliant lead; flexible lead; pigtail vok. biegsamer Leiter, m; flexible Zuleitung, f rus. гибкий вывод, m pranc. broche flexible, f; conducteur flexible, m; patte flexible …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

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