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Bobtail definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOB'TAIL, n. [bob and tail.] A short tail, or a tail cut short.
1. The rabble; used in contempt.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having a short or shortened tail; "bobtail mare" [syn: bobtail, bobtailed] n
1: a short or shortened tail of certain animals [syn: bobtail, bob, dock]
2: large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain [syn: Old English sheepdog, bobtail]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: 4bob Date: 1605 1. a. a bobbed tail b. a horse, dog, or cat with a bobbed or very short tail; especially Old English sheepdog 2. something curtailed bobtail or bobtailed adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a docked tail; a horse or a dog with a bobtail. Etymology: BOB(2) + TAIL(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bobtail Bob"tail`, n. [Bob + tail.] An animal (as a horse or dog) with a short tail. Rag, tag, and bobtail, the rabble.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bobtail Bob"tail`, a. Bobtailed. ``Bobtail cur.'' --Marryat.



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