tailpiece

[ teyl-pees ]SEE DEFINITION OF tailpiece

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAILPIECE

Tailpiece to the account of the Whitethroat, p. 261—a gibbet in the distance.

For a tailpiece to this chapter one may vignette one of those little affairs.

There was nothing else in the rocket, except for the motor built into the tailpiece.

The rotation and the music stopped as the tailpiece of the rocket fell open.

This weapon is represented in the tailpiece to this chapter.

Tailpiece to the account of the Arctic Fox, p. 274—a gibbet in the distance; in the foreground two boys hanging a dog.

Tailpiece to the account of the Opossum, p. 375—a gibbet in the distance; in the foreground two boys belabouring a donkey.

Dead horses still lay in the road; the tailpiece of a broken cannon was yet there.

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.

Delightful humour is shown in an often used headpiece and tailpiece, showing villagers chasing a fox and returning home dancing.

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