a braid of hair hanging down the back of the head.
pigtails, two bunches of hair gathered and fastened on either side of the head, in braids or hanging freely.
tobacco in a thin, twisted roll.
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
Some have the pigtail wound round the head, forming a singular crown, the diadem of the wilderness.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
The hint arrested Shen Heng's fingers in the act of tearing out a handful of his beautiful pigtail.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah
British Dictionary definitions for pigtail
a bunch of hair or one of two bunches on either side of the face, worn loose or plaited
a twisted roll of tobacco
- pigtailed, adjective
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