a runner under the tail of an airplane.
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Origin of tail skid
First recorded in 1915–20
Words nearby tail skid
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British Dictionary definitions for tailskid
/ (ˈteɪlˌskɪd) /
a runner under the tail of an aircraft
a rear-wheel skid of a motor vehicle
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