Tailpiece



noun
1.
a piece added at the end; an end piece or appendage.
2.
Printing. a small decorative design at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page.
3.
(in a musical instrument of the viol family) a triangular piece of wood, usually of ebony, to which the lower ends of the strings are fastened.
4.
Also called tail beam. Building Trades. a relatively short beam or rafter inserted in a wall by tailing and supported by a header.
noun
1.
an extension or appendage that lengthens or completes something
2.
(printing) a decorative design at the foot of a page or end of a chapter
3.
(music) a piece of wood to which the strings of a violin, etc, are attached at their lower end. It is suspended between the taut strings and the bottom of the violin by a piece of gut or metal
4.
(architect) Also called tail beam. a short beam or rafter that has one end embedded in a wall

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