Meaning of tailpiece
Pronunciation: (tāl'pēs"), [key]
- a piece added at the end; an end piece or appendage.
- a small decorative design at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page.
- (in a musical instrument of the viol family) a triangular piece of wood, usually of ebony, to which the lower ends of the strings are fastened.
- a relatively short beam or rafter inserted in a wall by tailing and supported by a header.
- tailpiece (Thesaurus)