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stumpy

generally refers to a very short tail, as found in stumpy-tail cattle dog; also a variety of manx cat with a mobile, often deformed, tail.
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It was a donkey,' said my aunt; 'and it was the one with the stumpy tail which that Murdering sister of a woman rode, when she came to my house.
At one of the central tables a very stumpy little priest sat in complete solitude, and applied himself to a pile of whitebait with the gravest sort of enjoyment.
He seated himself upon his desk, his short, stumpy legs swinging in front of him.
The dog had run on ahead and now gazed at us by the side of the Fyne's garden-gate in a tense attitude and wagging his stumpy tail very, very slowly, with an air of concentrated attention.
After calling at one or two flat places, with low dams stretching out into the lake, whereon were stumpy lighthouses, like windmills without sails, the whole looking like a Dutch vignette, we came at midnight to Cleveland, where we lay all night, and until nine o'clock next morning.
Stumpy feeding at Bay Game Reserve Overnight sailing brought us into the French territory Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean, famous for its volcanic, rainforested interior, coral reefs and beaches.
Stumpy feeding Bay Game Reserve Overnight sailing brought us into the French territory Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean, famous for its volcanic, rainforested interior, coral reefs and beaches.
The two homes, Stumpy Corner and Cleddau View, are available through Fine and Country for combined price of PS825,000 but the owner is willing to sell them individually.
The track should help too and, because he's a bit short and stumpy, he's better being allowed to get into gear and gallop.
Sox the Raccoon, Bubu the Owl and Lumpy, Bumpy, Grumpy and Stumpy the tortoises.
The bald man is described as being short, stumpy, and of fat build.
There were support vehicles on land, one driven by Dean's wife Rhona, accompanied by Stumpy the dog.