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Tailboard

noun
1.
A gate at the rear of a vehicle; can be lowered for loading.  Synonym: tailgate.






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"Tailboard" Quotes from Famous Books



... struggle for the control of government. Mass meetings were numerous and large. Most of them were held in the open air, usually on the street corners. From the system by which one speaker followed another, speaking at several meeting places in a night, the labor campaign got its nickname of the "tailboard campaign." The common people, women and men, gathered in hundreds and often thousands around trucks from which the shifting speakers addressed the crowd. The speakers were volunteers, including representatives of the liberal professions, lawyers, physicians, teachers, ministers, ...
— A History of Trade Unionism in the United States • Selig Perlman



Words linked to "Tailboard" :   estate car, beach wagon, tailgate, station wagon, station waggon, motortruck, waggon, wagon, gate, beach waggon, truck



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