Fox"tail` (?), n.

1.

The tail or brush of a fox.

2. Bot.

The name of several kinds of grass having a soft dense head of flowers, mostly the species of Alopecurus and Setaria.

3. Metal.

The last cinders obtained in the fining process.

Raymond.

Foxtail saw, a dovetail saw. -- Foxtail wedging. See Fox wedge, under Fox.

 

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