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taffrail the rail around the stern of a vessel.
taffy a chewy candy made of molasses or sugar that is boiled and then pulled until it holds its shape.
tag1 a piece of cardboard, thin metal, cloth, or other material that identifies, labels, or gives information about the thing to which it is attached. [9 definitions]
tag2 a children's game in which one player chases the others until he or she touches one of them, who then becomes the pursuer. [4 definitions]
Tagalog see Pilipino. [2 definitions]
tagboard a heavy cardboard used for mountings, posters, and the like; oak tag.
tag sale a garage sale in which the items have their prices marked on them with tags.
tahini a smooth, thick sauce made from hulled and puréed sesame seeds.
Tahiti an island in French Polynesia in the southern Pacific Ocean.
tai chi a Chinese system of slow and methodical physical exercises, developed as a method of self-defense, and as an aid to meditation.
taiga the strip of subarctic evergreen forest that covers much of the northern parts of North America, Europe, and Asia.
tail an animal's rearmost part, usu. an appendage and extension of the spinal column, that projects from the rear of the trunk. [13 definitions]
tailbone the coccyx.
tailed having a tail of a certain kind (usu. used in combination).
tail end the very last part of anything; tag end; conclusion. (See rear end.)
tailgate a hinged panel or board at the rear of a truck, station wagon, or wagon that can be let down for loading or unloading. [2 definitions]
tailing (pl.) waste from the process of mining, milling, or the like. [2 definitions]
tailless combined form of tail.
taillight a usu. red warning light at the rear of a vehicle.
tailor one who makes, alters, or repairs clothing, esp. men's suits and coats. [4 definitions]
tailorbird any of several tropical warblers that use plant strands to stitch together leaves as a camouflage for their nests.