of a coat, having a long tail.
|Eng. Spy II 170: We must start that long-tailed gib of yours for a nice little square mizen, just enough to cover your beam.|
|Rambles in New South Wales 168: The phrase ‘long-tailed’ is an allusion to the emigrant’s carefully-kept church-going coat.|
|Innocents at Home 345: A stranger with a long-tailed coat came in.|