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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pintail \Pin"tail`\, n. 1. (Zool.) A northern duck (Dafila acuta), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also gray duck, piketail, piket-tail, spike-tail, split-tail, springtail, sea pheasant, and gray widgeon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains and Rocky Mountains (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus); -- called also pintailed grouse, pintailed chicken, springtail, and sharptail. [1913 Webster]