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The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
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  1. The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
  2. The part of a ticket, bank check, etc. kept as a record after the rest has been torn off
  3. A short piece or length remaining after the main part has been removed or used up
(Slang) The buttocks.
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  1. (Slang) The buttocks.
  2. The back or hindmost part of anything, such as a car.
  3. The rear part:
The outermost or utmost point or part; end
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  1. The outermost or utmost point or part; end
  2. The greatest or utmost degree:
  3. The outermost or farthest point or portion:
A small triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and other apes, consisting of several fused rudimentary vertebrae.
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  1. A small triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and other apes, consisting of several fused rudimentary vertebrae.
  2. The final fused vertebrae at the base of the spine.
  3. A small, triangular bone at the lower end of the vertebral column, formed by the fusion of four rudimentary vertebrae and articulating with the sacrum
A device having bristles, hairs, or wires fastened into a hard back, with or without a handle attached: brushes are used for cleaning, polishing, painting, smoothing the hair, etc.
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  1. A device having bristles, hairs, or wires fastened into a hard back, with or without a handle attached: brushes are used for cleaning, polishing, painting, smoothing the hair, etc.
  2. (Elec.) A piece, plate, rod, or bundle of carbon, copper, etc. used as a conductor between an external circuit and a revolving part, as in a motor
  3. A bushy tail:
A short erect tail, as that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
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  1. A short erect tail, as that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
  2. A contemptible person
  3. Routine or tedious work often viewed as menial.
A group of feathers on the lower part of the legs of certain hawks, owls, etc.
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  1. A group of feathers on the lower part of the legs of certain hawks, owls, etc.
  2. A strip of cloth worn by players in : a person carrying the ball is considered down when an opponent snatches his or her flag
  3. A piece of cloth, usually rectangular, of distinctive color and design, used as a symbol, standard, signal, or emblem.
The area of water between two piers or alongside a pier that receives a vessel for loading, unloading, or repairs:
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  1. The area of water between two piers or alongside a pier that receives a vessel for loading, unloading, or repairs:
  2. An area along a commercial waterfront having docks or piers.
  3. The solid part of an animal's tail, excluding the hair
A movable piece attached to the vertical stabilizer of an aircraft, etc., used for controlling direction to the left or right
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  1. A movable piece attached to the vertical stabilizer of an aircraft, etc., used for controlling direction to the left or right
  2. A broad, flat, movable piece of wood or metal hinged vertically at the stern of a boat or ship, used for steering
  3. A vertically hinged plate of metal, fiberglass, or wood mounted at the stern of a ship or boat for directing its course.
(Games) A long stick with a concave attachment at one end for shoving disks in shuffleboard.
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  1. (Games) A long stick with a concave attachment at one end for shoving disks in shuffleboard.
  2. A signal, such as a word or action, used to prompt another event in a performance, such as an actor's speech or entrance, a change in lighting, or a sound effect.
  3. (Music) An extract from the music for another part printed, usually in smaller notes, within a performer's part as a signal to enter after a long rest.
Alternative form of flyswatter.
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  1. Alternative form of flyswatter.
  2. An implement used to kill flies or other insects, usually consisting of a piece of plastic or wire mesh attached to a long handle.
Something that resembles such an ornament, especially the pollen-bearing inflorescence of a corn plant.
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  1. Something that resembles such an ornament, especially the pollen-bearing inflorescence of a corn plant.
  2. An ornamental tuft of threads, cords, etc. of equal length, hanging loosely from a knob or from the knot by which they are tied together
  3. A bunch of loose threads or cords bound at one end and hanging free at the other, used as an ornament on curtains or clothing, for example.
One who, or that which, wags.
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  1. One who, or that which, wags.
(Music, lutherie) A triangular piece of metal or ebony to which the strings of a violin, guitar, etc. are attached at the lower end
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  1. (Music, lutherie) A triangular piece of metal or ebony to which the strings of a violin, guitar, etc. are attached at the lower end
  2. (Printing) An ornamental design put at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page
  3. (Music) A triangular piece of wood, usually ebony, to which the lower ends of the strings of a violin or other related instrument are attached.
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
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  1. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  2. A particular area of responsibility:
  3. A warp end.
The place or position behind or at the back
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  1. The place or position behind or at the back
  2. The part of a military deployment usually farthest from the fighting front.
  3. The back or hind part of something
Something left over.
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  1. Something left over.
  2. The last part of something; remnant
  3. The very end.
The concluding part of anything
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  1. The concluding part of anything
  2. Alternative form of tail end.
  3. The very end; the conclusion.
A mark, trace, course, or path left by a moving body.
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  1. A mark, trace, course, or path left by a moving body.
  2. Something that is drawn along or follows behind; a train:
  3. The scent of a person or animal:
A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
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  1. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
  2. Any connected order or arrangement; series; sequence
  3. A group of persons, animals, vehicles, etc. that follow one another in a line; procession; caravan; cortege
The track or course of anything that has gone before or passed by
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  1. The track or course of anything that has gone before or passed by
  2. The visible track of turbulence left by something moving through water:
  3. A gathering of people in the presence of the body of a deceased person in order to honor the person and console one another.
A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
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  1. A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
  2. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  3. Shelter; protection:
One that watches or observes:
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  1. One that watches or observes:
  2. A person authorized to keep watch at a polling place to detect irregularities
  3. An observer
To track or trail persistently:
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  1. To track or trail persistently:
  2. To hold or secure with a mechanical dog
  3. To follow, hunt, or track down doggedly
To keep to or stick to:
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  1. To keep to or stick to:
  2. To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
  3. To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
To make gloomy or troubled, especially over time:
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  1. To make gloomy or troubled, especially over time:
  2. To follow, especially in secret; trail.
  3. To stay close to or follow, esp. in secret, so as to observe the movements and activities of
(Film) To track a moving object
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  1. (Film) To track a moving object
  2. (Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
  3. To leave marks made of (dirt or mud, for example) on a surface:
To follow behind, esp. in a lagging manner
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  1. To follow behind, esp. in a lagging manner
  2. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
  3. To follow the tracks of; track
To observe or follow closely; monitor:
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  1. To observe or follow closely; monitor:
  2. To follow a subject of interest, such as a person or trend, with persistent attention.
  3. To seek out (talent or clients, for example):
Find another word for tail. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tail, like: stub, rear-end, rear appendage, extremity, hind part, caudal appendage, cauda (Latin), coccyx, brush, scut and flag.