bobtail: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bob'tāl"), [key]
- a short or docked tail.
- an animal with such a tail.
- having a bobtail.
- cut short; docked; cropped.
- shorter or briefer than usual; abbreviated: Several legislative items must be dropped from the current bobtail session of Congress.
- to cut short the tail of; dock, often by cutting a muscle in a horse's tail to make it stand erect.
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