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bobtail

1. a docked or diminutive tail
2. an animal with such a tail
3. having the tail cut short
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It's no accident the bob-tailed, telescoping-stocked M4 has emerged as the primary shoulder arm of our troops and many of our allies.
Dropping the tailgate, he pulled out his young world champion King Bud, a racy, brindled, bob-tailed, 45-pound squirrel dog.
The second book in this series follows the adventures of Gus the Seagull and Isaac the Bob-Tailed Cat in their heroic attempt to save the jolly old elf himself.
Halfway through the story, the two friends encounter the mysterious village of little blue, bob-tailed men in white hats and pants, who call themselves Smurfs!
All their friends have fathers who teach them things; for example the bob-tailed lizards are learning how to scare off animals who want to eat them, while Posy the Possum is going to learn to jump from one tree to another.
"The lazy fat cat was missing, and so was the bob-tailed cat.