Origin of tack claw
Words nearby tack claw
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Pulling oil from the tar sands is costly, even more so when you tack transportation costs on top.
Anytime we have to put up the sail or tack or do any maneuvering, it requires all hands on deck.
Around 3am, my spindly legs are beginning to ache from balancing on deck, as we heel with each tack.
This second tack, the one that has worked for Hughes, is probably the most viable for Lewinsky, he thinks.Donna Rice: ‘My Heart Really Goes Out to Monica Lewinsky’|Keli Goff|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My sisters Rosa and Liz called it “the claw,” lovingly at times, and at other times I was not so sure.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stratagem worked, because the ships went about from one tack to the other without being seen by the Dutch.
Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The wind being unfavourable, we were obliged, during the night, to tack in the neighbourhood of Dover.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
In the middle of his singing he felt the cold touch of the Crab's claw on the apple of his throat.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The woman holds in her claw-like hand a half-empty bottle of cheap red wine.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith