shavetail

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noun shave·tail \ ˈshāv-ˌtāl \

Definition of shavetail

1 :a pack mule especially when newly broken in
2 usually disparaging :second lieutenant

Origin and Etymology of shavetail

from the practice of shaving the tails of newly broken mules to distinguish them from seasoned ones


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