Fantail



[fan-teyl] /ˈfænˌteɪl/

noun
1.
a tail, end, or part shaped like a fan.
2.
one of a breed of domestic pigeons, having a fan-shaped tail.
3.
any of various small birds having fanlike tails, as the Old World flycatchers of the genus Rhipidura and the American wood warblers of the genus Euthlypis.
4.
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5.
Building Trades, Architecture. a structure or structural member having a number of radiating parts, as an arch centering.
6.
Nautical.

7.
Western U.S. a mustang.
adjective
8.
Cookery. (of shrimp) shelled, split almost through, and flattened slightly before cooking.
/ˈfænˌteɪl/
noun
1.
a breed of domestic pigeon having a large tail that can be opened like a fan
2.
any Old World flycatcher of the genus Rhipidura, of Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia, having a broad fan-shaped tail
3.
a tail shaped like an outspread fan
4.
(architect) a part or structure having a number of components radiating from a common centre
5.
a burner that ejects fuel to produce a wide flat flame in a lamp or furnace
6.
a flat jet of air and coal dust projected into the air stream of a pulverized-coal furnace
7.
an auxiliary sail on the upper portion of a windmill that turns the mill to face the wind
8.
(US) a curved part of the deck projecting aft of the sternpost of a ship

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