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tail something in (or into)

Definition of tail something in or into in English:

Insert the end of a beam, stone, or brick into (a wall).
Example sentences
  • When the platform consists of two or more stones, the first of them is laid on the last step that is set, and one end tailed in and wedged into the wall.
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