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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fantail  \Fan"tail`\  (f[a^]n"t[=a]l`),  n.  (Zool.) 
  a  A  variety  of  the  domestic  pigeon,  so  called  from  the 
  shape  of  the  tail. 
  b  Any  bird  of  the  Australian  genus  {Rhipidura},  in  which 
  the  tail  is  spread  in  the  form  of  a  fan  during  flight. 
  They  belong  to  the  family  of  flycatchers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fantail 
  n  :  fan-shaped  part  of  the  deck  extending  aft  of  the  sternpost 
  of  a  ship 




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