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rat-tail

also rat·tail (răt′tāl′)
n.
1. See grenadier.
2. A long, thin length of hair that hangs down the nape of the neck, usually when the rest of the hair is cut short.
adj. also rat-tailed (-tāld′) or rat·tailed (-tāld′)
Shaped like or having a part shaped like a rat's tail: a rat-tail file; a rattail comb.

rat-tail

n
1. (Animals) another name for grenadier2
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège)
a. a horse's tail that has no hairs
b. a horse having such a tail
3. a style of spoon in which the line of the handle is prolonged in a tapering moulding along the back of the bowl
4. (Tools) a kind of woodworking or metalworking file
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John Patterson, Fork BEEF RENDANG WITH RAT-TAIL RADISH, PUFFED RICE, AND CACAO POWDER For the beef rendang: 2270 grams beef neck on the bone Salt, as needed 140 grams fine cocoa mass or cacao powder 680 grams coconut milk 40 grams green coriander seeds 450 grams red onion, peeled, chopped 50 grams garlic, peeled, minced 220 grams ginger, peeled, minced 1 gram bird's eye chili 40 gram salt For the puffed rice: 160 grams jasmine rice 240 grams water Cilantro, as needed For the garnish: 130 grams small radishes, sliced thinly 20 grams Rat-tail radish 30 grams fresh coriander Cacao powder, as needed FOR THE BEEF RENDANG: Season beef necks with salt and let cure overnight.
Another Copper Basin product, the Rifle/ Shotgun Support System, combines the Pak-Rat, the Pro-Linx Sling and Rat-Tail Stock Support to keep a firearm supported against an individual's hip and secure on the shoulder, leaving the hands free to maneuver, help with climbing or handle other gear.
its blind rat-tail eye, flying at me like Hitchcock's grackles.
Not so cool is fellow Hollywood star, Shia La Boeuf who has decided to weave his hair into a skinny rat-tail plait.