noun Etymology: bangtail short tail Date: 1921 racehorse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bangtail — ang tail n. 1. a horse bred for racing. Syn: racehorse, race horse. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bangtail — ☆ bangtail [baŋ′tāl΄] n. Slang a racehorse …   English World dictionary

  • bangtail — 1. noun a) A horse or cow that has been bangtailed. b) A racehorse. 2. verb To shear off the hair horizontally at the end of a cow or horses tail. See Also: bangtail muster …   Wiktionary

  • bangtail — /ˈbæŋteɪl/ (say bangtayl) noun 1. a docked tail. 2. an animal with a docked tail, especially a horse. –verb (t) 3. to bang (horses or cattle), as in a bangtail muster. {bang (nasal variant of bag cut) + tail1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bangtail — n. a horse, esp. with its tail cut straight across. Phrases and idioms: bangtail muster Austral. the counting of cattle involving cutting across the tufts at the tail ends as each is counted …   Useful english dictionary

  • bangtail — /bang tayl /, n. Horse Racing Slang. a racehorse. [1885 90; bang cut (nasal var. of bag cut < ?) + TAIL1. Cf. PIGTAIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bangtail — mustang or wild horse Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • bangtail — noun a horse s tail that has been cut straight across just below the level of the hocks …   English new terms dictionary

  • bangtail — A type of envelope usually having an attached perforated tail , which can be used as a response note or order form. Known as a two in one type of letter, it is normally used as part of one piece mailer or self mailer in direct marketing This… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • bangtail — / bæŋteɪl/ noun US a type of folded mailer, with a pocket for an information card or reply coupon and a flap that tucks in …   Marketing dictionary in english

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