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fantail

a horse's tail cut and pulled so that it protrudes only a few inches beyond the end of the butt.
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Based on clinical symptoms, blood smear examination and histopathology, outbreak was confirmed as haemoproteus infection in white fantail pigeons.
Interestingly, the German Nun breed showed a mixed genetic heritage derived from the Fantails, Kassel Tumblers and Vienna highflier breeds.
In Trial 2, we infested rainbow darters and fantail darters collected from a Cumberland River tributary with glochidia from mussels collected from the Clinch and Wolf rivers in Jan.
The OOD immediately informed the CO that the RHIB still was tied up along the port-side fantail, which caused the CO to order, "All engines stop.
Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Hans Jacobs led the deck and rigging crew, as they safely lifted the AAV from the ocean and onto the ship's fantail.
Tom Gross, 76, stares from the fantail of the John Brown at picturesque cottages and brightly colored sail boats.
Then the FA Umbro Sunday Cup final follows at 3pm with Liverpool side Fantail meeting FC Houghton Centre, from the North Home Counties Sunday League.
The carrier's fantail was cluttered with loads for Sacramento, and the drop zone for the 500 load vertrep was on elevator 4, on the port side of the carrier, right behind an FA-18 (the only aircraft on the entire deck).
Baptista has even documented a starling simultaneously mimicking two birds--a grey fantail and a kelp gull--with the two sides of its syrinx.
A torpedo was fired at our bow but because we were sitting so high in the water, the torpedo went under our fantail.