taillight

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See also: tail light

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tail +‎ light

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taillight (plural taillights)

  1. One of a pair of red lights mounted on the rear of a vehicle, so it can be seen from the rear at night.
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 162:
      All moved to the front street, where Grierson snibbed on his tail-light and turned to ask the trooper, "They've got the main road ploughed up farther on, haven't they?"

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