Tailage means: See Tallage.
Tail-bay means: One of the joists which rest one end on the wall and the other on a girder; also, the space between a wall and the nearest girder of a floor. Cf. Case-bay.
Tail-bay means: The part of a canal lock below the lower gates.
Tailblock means: A block with a tail. See Tail, 9.
Tailboard means: The board at the rear end of a cart or wagon, which can be removed or let down, for convenience in loading or unloading.
Tailed means: Having a tail; having (such) a tail or (so many) tails; -- chiefly used in composition; as, bobtailed, longtailed, etc.
Tailing means: The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.
Tailing means: Same as Tail, n., 8 (a).
Tailing means: Sexual intercourse.
Tailing means: The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed threshing and winnowing; chaff.
Zenana means: The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.
Zemni means: The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.
Zemindari means: Same as Zamindary.
Zemindary means: Alt. of Zemindari
Zemindar means: Same as Zamindar.
Zein means: A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.
Zehner means: An Austrian silver coin equal to ten kreutzers, or about five cents.
Zeekoe means: A hippopotamus.
Zedoary means: A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.
Zed means: The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.
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