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adjective as in postern

noun as in back

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As a tailpiece to this portion of the subject it is a pleasure to introduce a freak among the native orchards, as shown in Fig. 3.

They were stretched between the yoke and bridge, or to a tailpiece below the bridge.

Each mat has a red border at its lower end, which forms a satisfactory tailpiece, and unites it with the straight lath.

He was not content, like many, with sticking on a tailpiece of application at the end of a long discourse.

For example, here is a little tailpiece of Bewick's, to the fable of the Frogs and the Stork.


On this page you'll find 130 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tailpiece, such as: backside, extremity, hind, hindquarters, posterior, and rear.

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