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1. tailings Refuse or dross remaining after ore has been processed.
2. Architecture The portion of a tailed beam, brick, or board inside a wall.
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(Building) the part of a beam, rafter, projecting brick or stone, etc, embedded in a wall
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the part of a projecting stone or brick tailed or inserted in a wall.
2. tailings, gravel, aggregate, etc., or other residue of a product, as in mining; leavings.
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