Tail"ing (?), n. 1.
(Arch.) The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a
2. (Surg.) Same as Tail,
n., 8 (a).
3. Sexual intercourse. [Obs.]
4. pl. The lighter parts of grain separated
from the seed threshing and winnowing; chaff.
5. pl. (Mining) The refuse part of
stamped ore, thrown behind the tail of the buddle or washing apparatus. It
is dressed over again to secure whatever metal may exist in it. Called
also tails. Pryce.
Tail"ing, n. (Elec.) A
prolongation of current in a telegraph line, due to capacity in the
line and causing signals to run together.