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 Ta’herites (3 syl.).Tails. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tail.
 
Lion’s tail. Lions, according to legend, wipe out their footsteps with their tail, that they may not be tracked.   1
   Twisting the lion’s tail. (See TWISTING.)   2
   He has no more tail than a Manx cat. There is a breed of cats in the Isle of Man without tails.   3
 


 Ta’herites (3 syl.).Tails. 

 
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