Definition of Tacking

1. Noun. A loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together.

Exact synonyms: Baste, Basting, Basting Stitch
Generic synonyms: Embroidery Stitch, Sewing Stitch
Derivative terms: Baste



2. Noun. (nautical) the act of changing tack.
Exact synonyms: Tack
Category relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Generic synonyms: Change Of Course
Derivative terms: Tack, Tack

Definition of Tacking

1. n. A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose his claim.

Definition of Tacking

1. Noun. loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) the act of changing tack ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of tack) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tacking

1. tack [v] - See also: tack

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tacking

tackey
tackeys
tackie
tackier
tackies
tackiest
tackified
tackifier
tackifiers
tackifies
tackify
tackifying
tackily
tackiness
tackinesses
tacking (current term)
tacking up
tackings
tackle fall
tackle twill
tackled
tackler
tacklers
tackles
tackless
tackling
tacklings
tacks
tacks up

Literary usage of Tacking

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

1. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgageby Richard Holmes Coote, William Wyllys Mackeson, Henry Arthur Smith by Richard Holmes Coote, William Wyllys Mackeson, Henry Arthur Smith (1884)
"tacking of costs and expenses . 2. tacking of general or specific lien . ... THE doctrine of tacking is founded on an application of the equitable maxims ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1901)
"(/) * 178 "The Irish registry act of 6 Anne has been considered as taking away the doctrine of tacking, for it makes registered deeds effectual according to ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1848)
"The doctrine of tacking is founded on the assumption of a principle which is not true in point of fact; for, as between *A., whose deed is honestly ac- *179 ..."

4. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Horace Binney Wallace, Frederick Thomas White, John Innes Clark Hare, Owen Davies Tudor (1876)
"Under the doctrine of tacking, a mortgagee, or those who claim under him, where the mortgage debt is secured, either by the ordinary ..."

5. An Elementary Digest of the Law of Property in Land by Stephen Martin Leake (1874)
"tacking AND CONSOLIDATING MORTGAGES : MARSHALLING. The doctrine of tacking—priority by tacking taken away by the Vendor and Purchaser Act, 1874. ..."

6. An Elementary Digest of the Law of Property in Land by Stephen Martin Leake (1874)
"tacking AND CONSOLIDATING MORTGAGES : MARSHALLING. The doctrine of tacking—priority by tacking taken away bj the Vendor and Purchaser Act, 1874. ..."

7. A Practical Treatise of Assets, Debts and Incumbrances by James Ram (1835)
"I. Of the Principle of tacking. II. Of the tacking of Costs, or Expenses. ... Of the tacking of a Simple Contract Debt. V. Of the Extension of the Principle ..."

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