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NOUN (1)

1. support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiece;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tailstock \Tail"stock`\, n. The sliding block or support, in a lathe, which carries the dead spindle, or adjustable center. The headstock supports the live spindle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tailstock n 1: support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiece