Definition of Tacked
1. Verb. (past of tack) ¹
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Definition of Tacked
1. tack [v] - See also: tack
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Literary usage of Tacked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Russian reader: accented texts, grammatical and explanatory notes by Paul Jean Marie Boyer, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Speranskiĭ, Leo Tolstoy, Samuel Northrup Harper (1906)
"The neuter pronominal element -TO, tacked immediately on to any word, lays emphasis ... This example shows how -то tacked on to a substantive is used as a ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"A BOND cannot be tacked to a mortgage as against either the mortgagor, his assignee for valuable consideration, or his creditors; and such tacking is ..."
3. The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous by James Cook (1842)
"At eight, we tacked in a hundred and eight ... The wind still continued at west; and at seven o'clock, we tacked in thirty-five fathom, when the point of ..."
4. A Concise Treatise on the Law Relating to Sales of Land by Aubrey St. John Clerke, Hugh McNab Humphry (1885)
"The money must be advanced upon credit of the land; a charge on the proceeds of sale of land contracted to be sold cannot be tacked to the first mortgage, ..."
5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"tacked, routed, and captured by the Royal troops." " Well, it was on that day when the Er- cole was about to get under way, with two hundred of these ..."
6. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1762)
"... fee the cloths lo tacked together, they do fame cloths, to the great deceit and hindrance, as well of the lords as the commons of the realm. ..."
7. Historical Records of New South Wales by Frank Murcott Bladen, New South Wales (1893)
"1 pm, moderate breezes and pleasant weather ; tacked brought to and ... 2 pm, tacked ; 2 or 3 miles о shore ; the captain, &c., went away in the yawl. ..."
8. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"... and yield occasion of offence. l Montaigne, in his Essays, gives instance in Cassar, Mahomet the Turk, that tacked Constantinople, and Ladislaus, ..."