from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short or shortened tail.
- n. An animal, such as a horse, having a short or shortened tail.
- n. Something that has been cut short or abbreviated.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A short, or deliberately shortened tail.
- n. Hence, also said of some animals that have a bobtail, such as certain canines or nags.
- n. A tractor which performs without its trailer.
- v. To drive a tractor without its trailer.
- v. To drive a truck or other vehicle without its trailer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An animal (as a horse or dog) with a short tail.
- adj. Bobtailed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A short tail, or a tail cut short.
- n. A contemptible fellow; a cur.
- n. Collectively, the rabble: used in contempt, most frequently in the phrase rag-tag and bobtail.
- n. A kind of short arrow-head.
- n. In poker, a four-card flush or straight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain
- adj. having a short or shortened tail
- n. a short or shortened tail of certain animals
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