bangtail

[ bang-teyl ]
/ ˈbæŋˌteɪl /

noun Horse Racing Slang.

a racehorse.

Nearby words

  1. bangladeshi,
  2. bangle,
  3. bangor,
  4. bangs,
  5. bangs, john kendrick,
  6. bangtail muster,
  7. bangui,
  8. bangweulu,
  9. banh mi,
  10. bani

Origin of bangtail

1885–90; bang cut (nasal variant of bag cut < ?) + tail1. Cf. pigtail

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British Dictionary definitions for bangtail

bangtail

/ (ˈbæŋˌteɪl) /

noun

a horse's tail cut straight across but not through the bone
a horse with a tail cut in this way
marketing a type of envelope used in direct marketing in which a perforated tail can be used as an order form or response note

Word Origin for bangtail

C19: from bangtail short tail

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