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bobtail


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bobtail  \Bob"tail`\,  n.  [Bob  +  tail.] 
  An  animal  (as  a  horse  or  dog)  with  a  short  tail. 
 
  {Rag,  tag,  and  bobtail},  the  rabble. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bobtail  \Bob"tail`\,  a. 
  Bobtailed.  ``Bobtail  cur.''  --Marryat. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bobtail 
  adj  :  having  a  short  or  shortened  tail;  "bobtail  mare"  [syn:  {bobtailed}] 
  n  1:  a  short  or  shortened  tail  of  certain  animals  [syn:  {bob},  {dock}] 
  2:  large  sheepdog  with  a  profuse  shaggy  blue-gray-and-white 
  coat  and  short  tail;  believed  to  trace  back  to  Roman 
  occupation  of  Britain  [syn:  {Old  English  sheepdog}] 




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