adjective see tail I

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  • Tailed — Tailed, a. Having a tail; having (such) a tail or (so many) tails; chiefly used in composition; as, bobtailed, longtailed, etc. [1913 Webster] Snouted and tailed like a boar. Grew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -tailed — tailed, combining form. having a tail: »Short tailed = having a short tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • tailed — [tāld] adj. having a (specified kind of) tail: usually in combination [bobtailed] …   English World dictionary

  • tailed — cur·tailed·ness; de·tailed·ly; de·tailed·ness; tailed; drag·gle·tailed·ness; …   English syllables

  • tailed — adjective a) (in combination) having the specified form of tail It is a species of long tailed mouse. b) Having a tail. There are several tailed species of mammals …   Wiktionary

  • tailed — /tayld/, adj. 1. having a tail. 2. having a tail of a specified kind (usually used in combination): a ring tailed monkey. [1250 1300; ME; see TAIL1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • tailed — [[t]teɪld[/t]] adj. zool. having a tail esp. of a specified kind (usu. used in combination): a ring tailed monkey[/ex] • Etymology: 1250–1300 …   From formal English to slang

  • tailed — tail ► NOUN 1) the hindmost part of an animal, especially when extended beyond the rest of the body. 2) something extending downwards, outwards, or back like an animal s tail. 3) the rear part of an aircraft, with the tailplane and rudder. 4) the …   English terms dictionary

  • tailed — adj. RG. 416 …   Oldest English Words

  • tailed — teild adj. having a tail teɪl n. rear appendage on some animals; longer section at the back of an evening dress or jacket; detective who follows a person and keeps track of his activities; woman as a sex object (Derogatory Slang); buttocks,… …   English contemporary dictionary

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