Definition of "tailboard" [tail•board]

  • (noun) See tailgate.

Use "tailboard" in a sentence

  • "He gripped the tailboard and weighed the distance between us and our pursuers."
  • "I was into that wagon in a twinkling, bawling to the driver to go like blazes, and blasting away over the tailboard with an Adams six-shooter in each fist."
  • "The sergeant, in the act of climbing over the tailboard, let out a hell of a shriek; I glimpsed his face, red and staring, and his arm flung out to point, and then his eyes stared horribly, and he slumped down into the dust, with a throwing assegai between his shoulders, his limbs thrashing wildly."

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