trundle-tail

noun
trun·​dle-tail | \ ˈtrən-dᵊl-ˌtāl How to pronounce trundle-tail (audio) \

Definition of trundle-tail

archaic
: a curly-tailed dog

First Known Use of trundle-tail

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Trundle-tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trundle-tail. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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