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 Meanings and Examples of TAIL
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tail
 n.  the hindmost part of an animal, especially when prolonged beyond the rest of the body
Classic Sentence: (156 in 11 pages)
1  Above their heads a flock of chimney swallows whirled suddenly on swift wings and now and then a rabbit scurried startled across the road, his white tail bobbing like an eiderdown powder puff.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
2  It's Scarlett who sticks under my tail like a cocklebur.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  But Tom, full of years and irritable at disturbances, switched his tail and spat softly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
4  Scarlett, who had been rocking and fanning herself with a turkey tail fan, stopped abruptly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
5  The result was a small brown and white Shetland pony with a long silky mane and tail and a tiny sidesaddle with silver trimmings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
6  Kennicott had borrowed Jackson Elder's red and white English setter, a complacent dog with a waving tail of silver hair which flickered in the sunshine.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
7  The setter crawled ahead, his tail quivering, his belly close to the stubble.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  The original iron entered nigh the tail, and, like a restless needle sojourning in the body of a man, travelled full forty feet, and at last was found imbedded in the hump.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
9  Almost any one must have noticed that all the fish familiar to landsmen have not a flat, but a vertical, or up-and-down tail.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  Whereas, among spouting fish the tail, though it may be similarly shaped, invariably assumes a horizontal position.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
11  a spouting fish, with a horizontal tail.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
12  The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
13  But though this sculpture is half man and half whale, so as only to give the tail of the latter, yet that small section of him is all wrong.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
14  It looks more like the tapering tail of an anaconda, than the broad palms of the true whale's majestic flukes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
15  At some old gable-roofed country houses you will see brass whales hung by the tail for knockers to the road-side door.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  The tail is fixed on the model plane with nails.
17  The higher the ape goes, the more he shows his tail.
18  I just caught the tail end of the movie.
19  I couldn't make head nor tail of the damn film.
20  The dog turned tail when he saw the man pick up a stone to throw at him.
21  The tail won't come off the toy plane; it is fixed on with nails.
22  The dog's tail tapered off to a point.
23  The plane's tail section was found in a cornfield.
24  The male of the species has a white tail.
25  You naughty boy, stop pulling the cat's tail.
26  An outburst of relief as Stardust finally landed in the Utah desert after a four and a half billion kilometre journey that had taken the craft half way out to Jupiter and through the tail of a comet.
27  There couldn't anything wake them up all over, and make them happy all over, like a dog fight -- unless it might be putting turpentine on a stray dog and setting fire to him, or tying a tin pan to his tail and see him run himself to death.
28  The snake will regenerate its tail next week.
29  To which Tom responded with jeers, and started off in high feather, and as soon as his back was turned the new boy snatched up a stone, threw it and hit him between the shoulders and then turned tail and ran like an antelope.
30  The move triggered protests from conservation groups and a frenzy on social media from opponents who posted pictures of Trump sons, who are avid hunters, posing with the cutoff tail of a slain elephant on Twitter.