Definition of tailpiece noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tailpiece

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈteɪlpis//
     
     
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  1. 1 tailpiece (to something) a part that you add to the end of a piece of writing to make it longer or complete
  2. 2(music) a piece of wood that the lower ends of the strings of some musical instruments are attached to
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