Definition of Tackey

1. a. & n. See Tacky.



Definition of Tackey

1. Noun. A scrubby, neglected horse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tackey

1. tacky [adj TACKIER, TACKIEST] - See also: tacky

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tackey

tack
tack claw
tack hammer
tack on
tack together
tack up
tackboard
tackboards
tacked
tacked up
tacker
tackers
tacket
tackets
tackety
tackey (current term)
tackeys
tackie
tackier
tackies
tackiest
tackified
tackifier
tackifiers
tackifies
tackify
tackifying
tackily
tackiness
tackinesses

Literary usage of Tackey

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life with the Trotters by John Splan (1889)
"... my First Trotter—Something about the Stallion Byron—ilow Old-Time Trotters were Trained—Pilot Temple, tackey, and Dixie—The Pacer, Billy Boyce—A Trip to ..."

2. Life with the Trotters by John Splan (1889)
"... Track—Pelham Tartar, my First Trotter—Something about the Stallion Byron—How Old-Time Trotters were Trained—Pilot Temple, tackey, and Dixie—The Pacer, ..."

3. Home Life on an Ostrich Farm: With Ten Illustrations by Annie Martin (1890)
"Those, however, who are well practised in the use of the tackey are able, with the coolness of Spanish bull-fighters, to stand and await the charge of the ..."

4. Home Life on an Ostrich Farm by Annie Martin (1891)
"Those, however, who are well practised in the use of the tackey are able, with the coolness of Spanish bull-fighters, to stand and await the charge of the ..."

5. The Geography of British South Africa by George Townsend Warner (1904)
"You must take with you a " tackey ", a long stout branch of mimosa ... You wait till he gets quite close, and thrust the " tackey" in his face. ..."

6. Views in Africa by Anna B. Badlam (1896)
"Those versed in the use of the tackey allow the enraged assailant to ... This gives the person bearing the tackey a chance to spring to one side and to ..."

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