tail gate

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Examples from the Web for tail gate

Historical Examples of tail gate

  • Camera safe on top and your suit-case tied to the tail-gate.

    Otherwise Phyllis

    Meredith Nicholson

  • They pulled the tail-gate off and set it up on the side from which the rain was coming.

  • I remember we had to leave off the tail-gate to my cart to accommodate him.

    The Prodigal Judge

    Vaughan Kester

  • But wakeful Doby sat on a tail-gate and viewed the smoking, blackened landscape with misery in his heart.

    Strange Stories of the Great Valley

    Abbie Johnston Grosvenor

  • It crept toward the tail-gate—a sobbing breath—and a clumsy little animal fell at his feet.

    Strange Stories of the Great Valley

    Abbie Johnston Grosvenor