\tˈak], \tˈak], \t_ˈa_k]\
Definitions of TACK
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- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A very small nail with a flat head-so called from being used to fasten something on or to another, as a carpet on a floor; the course of a ship with reference to the position of the sails; the rope which fastens the foremost corner of the sail to the windward side of a ship, which is said to tack in going against a wind when the tack is changed from one side to the other; in Scot., a lease of land, &c.
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n. [Dutch, Gaelic] A small, short, sharp-pointed nail, usually having a broad head;-a rope to confine the foremost lower corners of the courses and stay-sails, when the wind crosses the shipâ€™s course obliquely; also, a rope to pull the lower corner of a studding-sail to the boom ;-the part of a sail to which the tack is usually fastened :-the course of a ship in regard to the position of her sails.
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