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a.1.Like the of a fish; acting, or producing something, like the tail of a fish.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The air was mouldy and heavy with decay, while strings of fish-tails and of half-cleaned dog and crocodile skulls did not add to the wholesomeness of the place.
When I was little I always imagined myself in a fitted fish-tail gown, but when I first tried one on I realised it just didn't work.
As an outerwear, the soft-shell hooded jacket comes with its adjustable hood design to block the wind, bonded fabric with patterned fleece layer that enhances comfort and warmth and fish-tail design for better shape.
Though I am generally happiest working with photography as my chosen medium, using sculptural and model making techniques to turn an '80s fish-tail board into a canvas is something that also makes me happy.
Helen's ivory fish-tail lacy wedding dress was judged as "stunning" by local women.
Actress Suzanne Collins will again don her fab aquamarine fish-tail and face the public as the Black Rock Mermaid.
Shayk dazzled in a floor-length sequinned gown with a plunging neckline, cut out back, daring thigh-high slit and fish-tail train that showed off her perfect figure, while the Portuguese player donned a slim-fitting black designer suit and tie.
Simple yet stunning styles are key this season, such as this dress from Mori Lee Blu collection This stunning ruffled fish-tail gown from Mori Lee creates a beautiful silhouette Look sleek and elegant in this figure-skimming gown from Maggie Sottero Short bridal dresses are becoming more popular, especially for brides heading abroad, such as this from Justin Alexander
He's all Adidas trainers and polo tops and, by the end of the month, I'll bet he's wearing one of Liam Gallagher's fish-tail jackets and walking that weird Oasis waddle that looks like they've Definitely Maybe had a wee accident.
The BMW then started to 'fish-tail' and went onto the off-side of the road into the path of an HGV driven by Vincent Tucker.
Another simple tool that no gardener should be without is the old-fashioned asparagus knife, fish-tail knife, or (as Ames in its True Temper line simply calls it) a weeder.