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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: ????TAIL

aventail

aventail
(n.) The movable front to a helmet; the ventail.

boattail

boat-tail
(n.) A large grackle or blackbird (Quiscalus major), found in the Southern United States.

brantail

brantail
(n.) The European redstart; -- so called from the red color of its tail.

catstail

cat's-tail
(n.) tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa

coattail

coattail
The loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist

cocktail

cocktail
(n.) A beverage made of brandy, whisky, or gin, iced, flavored, and sweetened.
(n.) A horse, not of pure breed, but having only one eighth or one sixteenth impure blood in his veins.
(n.) A mean, half-hearted fellow; a coward.
(n.) A species of rove beetle; -- so called from its habit of elevating the tail.

dovetail

dovetail
(n.) A flaring tenon, or tongue (shaped like a bird's tail spread), and a mortise, or socket, into which it fits tightly, making an interlocking joint between two pieces which resists pulling a part in all directions except one.
(v. t.) To cut to a dovetail.
(v. t.) To join by means of dovetails.
(v. t.) To fit in or connect strongly, skillfully, or nicely; to fit ingeniously or complexly.

firetail

firetail
(n.) The European redstart; -- called also fireflirt.

fishtail

fish-tail
(a.) Like the of a fish; acting, or producing something, like the tail of a fish.

forktail

forktail
(n.) One of several Asiatic and East Indian passerine birds, belonging to Enucurus, and allied genera. The tail is deeply forking.
(n.) A salmon in its fourth year's growth.

gilttail

gilttail
(n.) A yellow-tailed worm or larva.

hairtail

hairtail
(n.) Any species of marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus; esp., T. lepterus of Europe and America. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also bladefish.

hightail

hightail
Leave as fast as possible; "We hightailed it when we saw the police walking in"

horntail

horntail
(n.) Any one of family (Uroceridae) of large hymenopterous insects, allied to the sawflies. The larvae bore in the wood of trees. So called from the long, stout ovipositors of the females.

longtail

longtail
(n.) An animal, particularly a log, having an uncut tail. Cf. Curtail. Dog.

ponytail

ponytail
A hair style that draws the hair back so that it hangs down in back of the head like a pony's tail

racktail

racktail
(n.) An arm attached to a swinging notched arc or rack, to let off the striking mechanism of a repeating clock.

ringtail

ringtail
(n.) A bird having a distinct band of color across the tail, as the hen harrier.
(n.) A light sail set abaft and beyong the leech of a boom-and-gaff sail; -- called also ringsail.

rubytail

rubytail
(n.) A European gold wasp (Chrysis ignita) which has the under side of the abdomen bright red, and the other parts deep bluish green with a metallic luster. The larva is parasitic in the nests of other wasps and of bees.