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bobtail

bob·tail

bobtail

 
pronunciation:
bab teIl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short or bobbed tail.
similar words:
dock
definition 2: an animal with a short tail, esp. a horse.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having a short or docked tail.
a bobtail mare
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bobtailed, bobtailing, bobtails
definition: to shorten or cut the tail of; dock.
Certain dogs are usually bobtailed while young.
similar words:
dock