Tailpiece meaning

tāl'pēs'
A piece forming an end; an appendage.
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An engraving or design placed as an ornament at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page.
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A beam tailed into a wall.
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A triangular piece of wood, usually ebony, to which the lower ends of the strings of a violin or other related instrument are attached.
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A piece forming an end; an appendage.
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An engraving or design placed as an ornament at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page.
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A beam tailed into a wall.
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A triangular piece of wood, usually ebony, to which the lower ends of the strings of a violin or other related instrument are attached.
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A piece or part added to, or forming the end of, something.
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The small triangular piece of wood at the lower end of a violin, cello, etc., to which the strings are attached.
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A short beam or rafter with one end tailed in a wall and the other supported by a header.
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An ornamental design put at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page.
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(music, lutherie) A triangular piece of metal or ebony to which the strings of a violin, guitar, etc. are attached at the lower end.
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(architecture) A short joist between a header and a wall.
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Origin of tailpiece

tail +"Ž piece