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I once heard him say that the white wool on a Janizary's cap was more honorable than the horse tail on the tent spear of another.

On the top of the detaching roller is a large steel fluted roller carried at each end by a small arm called a "horse tail."

Yes; but do you not see, nearly joining with them, what is not a horse tail at all; but a flame of fire, kindled at Apollo's knee?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from horse (n.) + tail (n.). As a kind of plant, from 1530s.

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