- a short, flexible wire used in connecting a stationary terminal with a terminal having a limited range of motion.
- a short wire connected to an electric device, as a lead or ground.
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How to use pigtail in a sentence
Abramovic was wearing a floor-length navy blue robe, a pigtail over her right shoulder.
The moolahs were Chinese191 in feature and costume, and wore the Mongolian queue or pigtail.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
Martha had twisted her pale brown pigtail tightly round her neck, and was calling with little indistinct noises to her sister.Smith College Stories|Josephine Dodge Daskam
The Hittites wore their hair in three plaits, which fell over the back like the pigtail of a Chinaman.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce