a broomstick or other stick used as a bat, especially in playing tipcat.
a tackle for hoisting an anchor.
any tall, reedlike marsh plant of the genus Typha, especially T. latifolia, having long, sword-shaped leaves and dense, cylindrical clusters of minute brown flowers. Historical Examples So two very tired and cross young Fireflies sat on a last year’s cat-tail and sulked. Among the Night People Clara Dillingham Pierson What a pity that the world […]