- a person of affluence or influence.
Origin of silvertail
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Examples from the Web for silvertail
You're a lad of penetration, Bill; now saddle me Silvertail as fast as you can.
The most forgetful squirrel in the wood was called Silvertail.The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes
"Why to saddle Silvertail, to be sure," said the youth, who was just closing the door for that purpose.
I didn't relish the task very well, as I was rather cold, and old Silvertail was full of his mischief.Wreaths of Friendship
T. S. Arthur and F. C. Woodworth
Lollypop and Silvertail got well away, but the young horse merely pawed the air.Boy Woodburn
- Australian informal a rich and influential person
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