Definition of Tail
(law) Limited; abridged; reduced; curtailed. | (transitive) To follow and observe surreptitiously. | (architecture) To hold by the end; said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; with in or into | (nautical) To swing with the stern in a certain direction; said of a vessel at anchor. | To follow or hang to, like a tail; to be attached closely to, as that which can not be evaded.