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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.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
They were stretched between the yoke and bridge, or to a tailpiece below the bridge.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Each mat has a red border at its lower end, which forms a satisfactory tailpiece, and unites it with the straight lath.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
He was not content, like many, with sticking on a tailpiece of application at the end of a long discourse.
A SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND LABORS OF GEORGE WHITEFIELDJOHN CHARLES RYLE
For example, here is a little tailpiece of Bewick's, to the fable of the Frogs and the Stork.
ARIADNE FLORENTINAJOHN RUSKIN
The inside end of the slot is cut at a slight angle to receive the slope of tailpiece C.
TOY CRAFTLEON H. BAXTER
Tailpiece to the account of the Whitethroat, p. 261—a gibbet in the distance.
HANGING IN CHAINSALBERT HARTSHORNE
For a tailpiece to this chapter one may vignette one of those little affairs.
KIPPSH. G. WELLS
There was nothing else in the rocket, except for the motor built into the tailpiece.
ADOLESCENTS ONLYIRVING E. COX
The rotation and the music stopped as the tailpiece of the rocket fell open.
ADOLESCENTS ONLYIRVING E. COX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TAILPIECE

  • appendage
  • behind
  • butt
  • buttocks
  • caudal appendage
  • conclusion
  • empennage
  • end
  • extremity
  • fag end
  • hind end
  • hind part
  • hindmost part
  • last part
  • posterior
  • rear
  • rear end
  • reverse
  • rudder
  • rump
  • stub
  • tag
  • tag end
  • tailpiece
  • train
  • tush
  • wagger
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