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  • noun
    A hinged flap at the back of a truck that can be lowered or removed when loading or unloading the vehicle.
    Denoting a style of jazz trombone playing characterized by improvisation in the manner of the early New Orleans musicians. (Rosy's C-Melody sax beautifully sets the scene, but when Schneider takes over it becomes a deft execution of robust slide trombone at its tailgate best.)
    Drive too closely behind (another vehicle)
    Host or attend a social gathering at which an informal meal is served from the back of a parked vehicle, typically in the parking lot of a sports stadium.


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