Examples from the Web for tail gate
But wakeful Doby sat on a tail-gate and viewed the smoking, blackened landscape with misery in his heart.
Camera safe on top and your suit-case tied to the tail-gate.Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
It crept toward the tail-gate—a sobbing breath—and a clumsy little animal fell at his feet.
The conductor unfastened a tail-gate in the guard-rail, and the flagman dropped his prisoner out through the opening.Roughing it De Luxe|Irvin S. Cobb
They pulled the tail-gate off and set it up on the side from which the rain was coming.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy