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shirttail

Noun

1 a brief addendum at the end of a newspaper article
2 fabric forming the tail of a shirt

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shirt + tail

Noun

  1. The single or split (then rather plural) bottom part of a shirt, below the waist, especially in the back, which, when not tucked into trousers or other vestment, hangs over the wearer's tail-end, like a tail.

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