Origin of wagtail
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Historical Examples of wagtail
And I,” cried Wagtail, “can tie a bandage, although I am not a surgeon.
Wagtail,” he exclaimed, “the cabin is full of water––we are sinking!
“I am drunk,” roared Wagtail, who with might and main was rolling about his little bed.
Wagtail took a piece of the biscuit and put it into his mouth.
Wagtail, who was not much of a shot, sat on deck and passed the weapons up and down.
- any of various passerine songbirds of the genera Motacilla and Dendronanthus, of Eurasia and Africa, having a very long tail that wags when the bird walks: family Motacillidae