Tail


Tail is a Scrabble® word

Definitions for the word, Tail
(a.) Limited; abridged; reduced; curtailed; as, estate tail.
(n.) A downy or feathery appendage to certain achenes. It is formed of the permanent elongated style.
(n.) A portion of an incision, at its beginning or end, which does not go through the whole thickness of the skin, and is more painful than a complete incision; -- called also tailing.
(n.) A rope spliced to the strap of a block, by which it may be lashed to anything.
(n.) A train or company of attendants; a retinue.
(n.) Any long, flexible terminal appendage; whatever resembles, in shape or position, the tail of an animal, as a catkin.
(n.) Hence, the back, last, lower, or inferior part of anything, -- as opposed to the head, or the superior part.
(n.) Limitation; abridgment.
(n.) One of the strips at the end of a bandage formed by splitting the bandage one or more times.
(n.) Same as Tailing, 4.
(n.) See Tailing, n., 5.
(n.) The bottom or lower portion of a member or part, as a slate or tile.
(n.) The distal tendon of a muscle.
(n.) The part of a note which runs perpendicularly upward or downward from the head; the stem.
(n.) The side of a coin opposite to that which bears the head, effigy, or date; the reverse; -- rarely used except in the expression \"heads or tails,\" employed when a coin is thrown up for the purpose of deciding some point by its fall.
(n.) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal.
(v. i.) To hold by the end; -- said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; -- with in or into.
(v. i.) To swing with the stern in a certain direction; -- said of a vessel at anchor; as, this vessel tails down stream.
(v. t.) To follow or hang to, like a tail; to be attached closely to, as that which can not be evaded.
(v. t.) To pull or draw by the tail.

Words in your word
4 letter words
3 letter words
Ail
Ait
Alt
ita
lai
Lat
Lit
tai
tal
til
2 letter words
Ai
Al
At
ia
il
it
La
Li
lt
ta
ti

Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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