Tailpiece

Definition of Tailpiece

Tail´piece`
n.1.A piece at the end; an appendage.
2.(Arch.) One of the timbers which tail into a header, in floor framing. See Illust. of Header.
3.(Print.) An ornament placed at the bottom of a short page to fill up the space, or at the end of a book.
4.A piece of ebony or other material attached to the lower end of a violin or similar instrument, to which the strings are fastened.
5.(Locks) A piece for transmitting motion from the hub of a lock to the latch bolt.
6.The part of a telescope containing the adjusting device for the eyepiece, etc.

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