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tail end

1. The rear or hindmost part, as in Douglas was at the tail end of the academic procession. [Mid-1700s]
2. The very end, the conclusion, as in Only at the tail end of his speech did he thank his sponsors. [Mid-1800s]
See also: end, tail
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Making the tail end slightly longer than the plastic tail.
Bush's involvement in this area came at the tail end of the writing of this book, Charitable Choice passed congress in 1996 and paved the way for a renewed role for religion in the field of welfare.
The authors are appropriately modest about the long-term implications of this study, conducted during the tail end of the last economic boom.
Coming at the tail end of the Internet boom, most of the "good" names, as well as plenty of the unmarketable ones, were snapped up in a speculation frenzy.
Gustavo is at the tail end of a giggle when he translates what she said: "In Cuba the gathering of more than three people is considered a conspiracy.
They caught the tail end of the '80s DC hardcore scene and they've got some catchy tunes, although the lyrics that deal with emotional pain, angst, etc, kinda make me laugh more now than I did then.
Rather, he and his colleagues glued to the tail end of their tiny craft a small square of aluminum on which they deposited a water droplet.
Two hours long, it spans some sixteen years: from the Sex Pistols' Manchester debut, in 1976, to the temporary closure of the Hacienda--Factory's architecturally (and ideologically) extravagant nightclub--due to increased drug use and gang violence at the tail end of the Acid House craze in 1991.
It is contiguous to the up-and-coming Fairmount and Art Museum districts and sits at the tail end of the Cinderella transformation projected for central Philadelphia.
Snoopy, the company's celebrity representative since the mid-1980s, now is relegated to the tail end of the commercials, where he dances above the MetLife logo.
From the tail end of a market slump through the most robust market of all time up to the present day softening of the economy, Roth has held on to the property.
TV comedy veteran Barry Howard, who plays Widow Twankey, said last night: "You might expect to lose a show towards the tail end of a five-month run.
They hold it tail end up until it empties out into a bucket.
Earwigs are reddish brown beetle-like insects with sharp pinchers at the tail end.
But coming at the tail end of a long litany of woe, one senses that Peterson finds that moment hollow.