- the part of a rounded stern extending abaft the aftermost perpendicular; rounded counter.
- the area within this.
OTHER WORDS FROM fantailfan-tailed, adjective
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It is highly regulated, the pilots are first rate, and we often did a BBQ for the crew on the fantail, with the spectacular views of the lush and beautiful jungles of Panama passing on either side.The Blocked Suez Canal Isn't the Only Waterway the World Should Be Worried About|James Stavridis|March 29, 2021|Time
Towards the end of the month the white-browed fantail flycatchers (Rhipidura albifrontata) begin to nest.
In the breeding season the cock sings a sweet little lay—an abridged version of that of the fantail flycatcher.
Many of the wire-tailed swallows, minivets and white-browed fantail flycatchers bring up a second brood during the rains.
The fantail or full-snipe (G. coelestis) is at least one week later in arriving.
To balance the large tail carried in this position the Fantail has to carry its head very far back.Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson