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1. A short or shortened tail.
2. An animal, such as a horse, having a short or shortened tail.
3. Something that has been cut short or abbreviated.

bob′tailed′ adj.
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Adj.1.bobtailed - having a short or shortened tail; "bobtail mare"
caudate, caudated - having a tail or taillike appendage


[ˈbɒbteɪld] ADJrabicorto
References in classic literature ?
Behind Prince Bagration rode an officer of the suite, the prince's personal adjutant, Zherkov, an orderly officer, the staff officer on duty, riding a fine bobtailed horse, and a civilian- an accountant who had asked permission to be present at the battle out of curiosity.
I have two horses, -- I do not count my servant's bobtailed nag.
And as the bobtailed, long-necked chest- nut, trying to get his head, jerked the left hand, covered by a thick dogskin glove, the doctor raised his voice over the hedge: "How's your child, Amy?