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a racehorse.
a horse’s tail cut straight across but not through the bone
a horse with a tail cut in this way
(marketing) a type of envelope used in direct marketing in which a perforated tail can be used as an order form or response note


A racehorse

[1920+; fr the manner of cropping and tying the tail of a racehorse as if it were chopped square in a bang; bang-tailed is attested fr 1861]


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