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noun fan·tail \ˈfan-ˌtāl\

Definition of fantail

  1. 1 :  a fan-shaped tail or end

  2. 2 :  a domestic pigeon having a broad rounded tail often with 30 or 40 feathers

  3. 3 :  an architectural part resembling a fan

  4. 4 :  a counter or after overhang of a ship shaped like a duck's bill

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