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noun 
  1. (anatomy) The caudal appendage of an animal that is attached to its posterior and near the anus.
  2. The tail-end of a creature (buttocks, even if tailless) or object, e.g. the rear of an aircraft's fuselage, containing the tailfin.
When a grumpy client of the frat's annual carwash complained the of his menure-soiled tractor wasn't completely cleaned, the poor pledges had to drop trou and bend over to get their own tails paddled in public
  1. An object or part thereof resembling a tail in shape, such as the thongs on a cat-o'-nine-tails or other multi-tail whip.
  2. Specifically, the visible stream of dust and gases blown from a comet by the solar wind.
  3. The latter part of a time period or event, or (collectively) persons or objects represented in this part.
  4. (statistics) The part of a distribution most distant from the mode; as, a long tail.
  5. One who surreptitiously follows another.
  6. (Cricket) The last four or five batsman, batsmen in the batting order, usually specialist bowlers.
  7. (Typography) The lower loop of the letters g, q, and y in the roman alphabet.
  8. (especially, in plural) The side of a coin not bearing the head; the reverse.
  9. (slang) male member of a person animal.
''After the burly macho nudists' polar bear dip, their tails were spectacularly shrunk, so they looked like an immature kid's innocent
  1. (slang) sexual intercourse, Sexual intercourse.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To surreptitiously follow and observe.
     
tick Tweet Definition of tick Like Definition of tick on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, fauna) A tiny woodland arthropod of the order Acarina.
  2. a mark ((unicode, â)) made to indicate agreement, correctness or acknowledgement; checkmark
Indicate that you are willing to receive marketing material by putting a in the box
  1. sheet that wraps around a mattress.
  2. A relatively quiet but sharp sound generally made repeatedly by moving machinery.
The steady of the clock provided a comforting background for the conversation.
  1. (trading) The minimum increment in which prices are quoted for a given instrument.
At midday, the long bond is up a .
  1. (colloquial) A short period of time, particularly a second.
I'll be back in a .
  1. (context, UK, colloquial) short for 'ticket'. Credit, trust.
I bought my groceries at the corner shop on .
verb 
  1. To make a clicking noise similar to the movement of the hands in an analog clock.
  2. To make a tick mark.
     

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