Foxtail saw

Foxtail saw
Foxtail Fox"tail`, n. 1. The tail or brush of a fox. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The name of several kinds of grass having a soft dense head of flowers, mostly the species of {Alopecurus} and {Setaria}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Metal.) The last cinders obtained in the fining process. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]

{Foxtail saw}, a dovetail saw.

{Foxtail wedging}. See {Fox wedge}, under {Fox}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.