trundle-tail

noun

trun·​dle-tail ˈtrən-dᵊl-ˌtāl How to pronounce trundle-tail (audio)
archaic
: a curly-tailed dog

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trundle-tail was in the 15th century

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“Trundle-tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trundle-tail. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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