Origin of swallow-tailed
Examples from the Web for swallow-tailed
Historical Examples of swallow-tailed
I should have liked the chance of catching a swallow-tailed butterfly for my collection.'Chatterbox, 1905.
An armorial lance flag, pointed or swallow-tailed at the fly.The Handbook to English Heraldry
The Pennon is a small, narrow flag, forked or swallow-tailed at its extremity.
The beaver hat and swallow-tailed coat were kept in the lead.Negro Tales
Joseph Seamon Cotter
The commodore's broad pendant is a very similar flag, but it tapers slightly, and is swallow-tailed.