Origin of swallow-tailed
Examples from the Web for swallow-tailed
"A swallow-tailed kite," Knight said as the bird dropped suddenly into clearer view.Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party|C. E. Jacobs
The smallest details were visible—the turrets, the terraces, the windows, and even the swallow-tailed vanes.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury
As Jack stepped into the open air he peeled off his swallow-tailed coat and threw it over Ted's arm.Ted Strong's Motor Car|Edward C. Taylor
The antics of the Swallow-tailed Kite during the mating season are particularly interesting.
And this shows us how a swallow-tailed breed, like that described by Bechstein, might have been formed by careful selection.