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pig·tail

 (pĭg′tāl′)
n.
1. A braid or ponytail, especially one of a pair worn one on each side of the head.
2. A short length of wire used to connect other wires to each other or to an electrical device.
3. A twisted roll of tobacco.

pig′tail′ v.
pig′tailed′ adj.
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"And so, my good friend, if you have any affaire la, said the old General, taking a pinch of snuff with his trembling white old hand, and then pointing to the spot of his robe de chambre under which his heart was still feebly beating, "if you have any Phillis to console, or to bid farewell to papa and mamma, or any will to make, I recommend you to set about your business without delay." With which the General gave his young friend a finger to shake, and a good-natured nod of his powdered and pigtailed head; and the door being closed upon Dobbin, sate down to pen a poulet (he was exceedingly vain of his French) to Mademoiselle Amenaide of His Majesty's Theatre.
Their relationship (brought to life by the talented pairing of Izzy Balchin and Damien Hughes) is fascinating and seems to set the play up as a post-apocalyptic thriller - until it veers into startling new territory with the sudden arrival of Comet (Nick Sheedy) and pigtailed, Union Jack dress-wearing Val (Geraldine Moloney Judge).
Green and blue skinned figures suggest a fabricated reality, perhaps a science fiction tale; the pigtailed character's red-streaked cheeks hint at violence or suffering.
But perhaps I knew even then that people would more readily associate me with the pigtailed Chinese messenger, that society viewed me in the role of "the Chink" (named "Hey Boy" in the TV series).
Brady held his pigtailed daughter, Vivian, as they waved and grinned at the crowd.
Thunberg might look small for her age, but this pigtailed teenager from Stockholm has been packing quite a punch on the international arena ever since she went on strike for about three weeks leading up to Sweden's September 9 elections by refusing to attend school.
A pigtailed poppet called Cindy Lou lives with her hardworking single mum and twin baby brothers, and she intends to trap Santa Claus so she can ask him for a very personal Christmas wish.
Meanwhile, a pigtailed poppet called THE GRINCH U Cindy Lou lives with her hard-working single mum and twin baby brothers, and she intends to trap Santa Claus so she can ask him for a very personal Christmas wish.
Meanwhile, a pigtailed poppet called Cindy Lou lives with her hardworking single mum and twin baby brothers, and she intends to trap Santa Claus so she can ask him for a very personal Christmas wish.
His case is for cautious self-correction, for historical context, for a third way between the pigtailed Polyannas who think America will endure forever and the dire doomsayers who see liberalism as The Blob, consuming everything and atomizing us in muck.
Friendship led to proposal by post A wartime friendship between a pigtailed Cardiff girl and a freckled South African boy culminated in Johannes-burg with the wedding of now grownup Josephine Mary Liles, who was daughter of Mr and Mrs W Havard Liles, of Ty Mawr Road, Cardiff, and Kenneth Locke, son of Mr and Mrs Alex Locke, from Bloemfontein in South Africa.