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Stiff-Tailed

Definition of the adjective stiff-tailed

What does stiff-tailed mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. having a stiff tail

Phrases with Stiff-Tailed

  1. Stiff-tailed duck
  2. Stiff-Tailed Ducks
  3. Stiff-Tailed Swifts

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stiff-Tailed

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

The Red Data Book of Tyumen' Oblast' includes the following endangered species: dalmatian pelican, great cormorant, black stork, redbreasted goose, stiff-tailed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Life (2008)

by Kitty Blount, Maggie Crowley

Therizinosaurs' wrist and toe bones show they were “stiff-tailed” theropods related to Oviraptor. Therizinosaurs lived in East Asia and North America. Most kinds lived in Cretaceous times, but a therizinosaur has been reported from the Early ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

stiff-tailed ducks, s, pl. Ornith.: The £ Erismatura, with six species from America, the south-east of Europe, and Africa. The tail feathers are narrow, pointed, and extremely rigid, and ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use, Comprising a General Encyclopedia ... a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Comprehensive Dictionary of Universal Biography by Robert Hunter

stiff-tailed ducks, s. pl. Ornith.: The £ Erismatura, with six species from America, the south-east of Europe, and Africa. The tail feathers are narrow, pointed, and extremely rigid, and ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

stiff-tailed ducks, s. pl. Ornith. : The £ Erismatura, with six species from America, the south- east of Europe, and Africa. The tail-feathers are narrow, pointed, and extremely rigid, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

stiff-tailed (stif'täld), a. Having rigid rectrices or tail-feathers denuded to the base; erismaturine: specifically noting ducks of the genus Erismatura. stifle1 (sti'fl), v.; pret. and pp. stified, ppr. sti*: arly mod.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

stiff-tailed (stif tald), a. Having rigid rectrices or tail-feathers denuded to the base ; erismatu- rine: specifically noting ducks of the genus Erismatura. stifle1 (sti' fl), v. ; pret. and pp. stifled, ppr. stifling. [Early mod. E. also stifli; < Icel. stifla = Norw.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

stiff-tailed (stif'täld), a. Having rigid rectrices or tail-feathers denuded to the base; erismaturine: specifically noting ducks of the genus Erismatura. stifle1 (sti'fl), v.; pret. and pp. stifled, ppr. stifling. [Early mod. E. also stifil; 4 Icel. stifia ...

Google previewAmerican Encyclopedic Dictionary (1897)

stiff-tailed ducks, s. pi.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

stiff-tailed (stif'täld), a. Having rigid rectrices or tail-feathers denuded to the base; erismaturine: specifically noting ducks of the genus Erismatura. stiflel (sti' fl), v.; pret. and pp. 8tifled, ppr. stifling. [Early mod. E. also stifil; K fe. stifla ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1887)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

stiff-tailed ducks, s. pi. Ornith. : The genus Ertematura, with six species from America, the south-east of Europe, and Africa. The tail-feathers are narrow, pointed, and extremely ...

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