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Definition of "long-tailed" []

  • Alternative spelling of longtailed. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "long-tailed" in a sentence
  • "In the morning they glide just above the rough plush of the marshlands, as though on leashes, long-tailed and with yard-wide wings tipped upward, like dark Vs; then they suddenly fall in response to their wish, which is always the same --- to succeed again and again."
  • "Eider were feeding alongside long-tailed ducks and common scoters, and the drake eiders were in full breeding plumage with their dove-like cooing calls echoing across the open sea."
  • "Waterbirds such as the kingfisher suffered very high mortality rates when rivers and streams froze over, while small insect-eating species such as the treecreeper, goldcrest, wren and long-tailed tit died because of widespread "glazed frosts", a layer of ice over the branches of trees which covered up their food supply."