Tail

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Definition

a (monkey's) tail: a (monkey's) long back part (Dogs move these when they're happy, and cats move them when they're unhappy)
noun

tails (of a coin): the side of a piece of metal money that does not have a portrait
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: It is now illegal to cut dogs' tails off.
US: Let's flip a coin. Heads or tails?
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Examples

  • "Subject: Re: Huckster, Hoodwink and Lobster Tails"
  • "I mean tails!"
  • "Remember the lobster tails!"
  • "If you're feeling a little bit peckish, I also have some lobster tails and some caviar in the kitchen."
  • "Icarus: Perhaps it's the lobster tails, they are quite calorific."
  • "My grandma has a shorter tail!"

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