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tails

[teylz] /teɪlz/
adjective, adverb
1.
(of a coin) with the reverse facing up:
On the next toss, the coin came up tails.
Compare heads.
noun
2.
tail (def 6).
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; tail1 + -s1
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British Dictionary definitions for tailsest

tails

/teɪlz/
plural noun
1.
an informal name for tail coat
interjection, adverb
2.
with the reverse side of a coin uppermost: used as a call before tossing a coin Compare heads
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Slang definitions & phrases for tailsest

tails

noun

Men's formal dress


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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