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 for bobtail
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bobtail \Bob"tail`\, n. [Bob + tail.]
     An animal (as a horse or dog) with a short tail.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Rag, tag, and bobtail, the rabble.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bobtail \Bob"tail`\, a.
     Bobtailed. "Bobtail cur." --Marryat.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bobtail
      adj 1: having a short or shortened tail; "bobtail mare" [syn:
             bobtail, bobtailed]
      n 1: a short or shortened tail of certain animals [syn:
           bobtail, bob, dock]
      2: large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white
         coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman
         occupation of Britain [syn: Old English sheepdog,
         bobtail]

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