Long"tail`\, n. An animal, particularly a log, having an uncut tail. Cf. Curtail. Dog.

Note: A longtail was a gentleman's dog, or the dog of one qualified to bunt, other dogs being required to have their tails cut.

Cut and longtail, all, gentlefolks and others, as they might come. --Shak.
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