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1Boat-tailed grackle.See also boat-tailed grackle
2A bullet, car, etc., with a tapering rear end shaped like a boat's stern.
Early 19th century. From boat + tail.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.