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The animal sprays liquid from a gland under its tail.
the bright tail feathers of a peacock
the tail of a comet
He was at the tail of the queue.
He wore a top hat and tails.
We're going to send them home with their tails between their legs.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
the light outside that you see during the day
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of tail from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.