tail englannista suomeksi
An object or part of an object resembling a tail in shape, such as the thongs on a cat-o'-nine-tails.
The back, last, lower, or inferior part of anything.
(RQ:King James Version)
1862, ''Ballou's Dollar Monthly Magazine'' (volume 16, page 83)
- It was soon over, and the unmoved magistrate calmly ordained that Deborah Williams, Elizabeth and Faith Wilson, should be tied to a cart's tail, and thus led through the principal streets of the town, receiving during their progress twenty lashes each, well laid on, upon the naked back.
The rear structure of an aircraft, the empennage.
The latter part of a time period or event, or (collectively) persons or objects represented in this part.
All the last terms of a sequence, from some term on.
1499, (w), ''The Bowge of Courte'':
- By Goddis sydes, syns I her thyder broughte, / She hath gote me more money with her tayle / Than hath some shyppe that into Bordews sayle.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes) (this vaine superstition of words must be left unto women) with a sponge, and that's the reason why Spongia in Latine is counted an obscene word(nb..).
The penis of a person or animal.
The stern; the back of the kayak.
A train or company of attendants; a retinue.
(quote-book) that is, with all his usual followers
One of the strips at the end of a bandage formed by splitting the bandage one or more times.
The bottom or lower portion of a member or part such as a slate or tile.
''Tail that car!''
To hold by the end; said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; with ''in'' or ''into''
''This vessel tails downstream.''
To follow or hang to, like a tail; to be attached closely to, as that which can not be evaded.
(RQ:Fuller Church Histor)
- Nevertheless his bond of two thousand pounds, wherewith he was tailed, continued uncancelled.
To pull or draw by the tail.
Limited; abridged; reduced; curtailed.
tail male — limitation to male heirs
in tail — subject to such a limitation