3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bobtail \Bob"tail'\, noun [Bob + tail.] An animal (as a horse or dog) with a short tail.

{Rag, tag, and bobtail}, the rabble.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bobtail \Bob"tail'\, adjective Bobtailed. "Bobtail cur." --Marryat.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: having a short or shortened tail; "bobtail mare" [syn: {bobtail}, {bobtailed}]


1: a short or shortened tail of certain animals [syn: {bobtail}, {bob}, {dock}]

2: large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain [syn: {Old English sheepdog}, {bobtail}]

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