[ tak-it ]
/ ˈtæk ɪt /
noun British Dialect.
a nail or tack, especially a hobnail.
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Origin of tacket
OTHER WORDS FROM tackettack·et·ed, adjective
Words nearby tacket
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Example sentences from the Web for tacket
But it was a treat to see how patiently poor Tacket bore his illness.Cats|W. Gordon Stables
Not hearing very well, the sergeant cried in return: "I dinna care a tacket what it is—pit it oot!"Scotch Wit and Humor|W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
And forbye that, there was a wee bit mud on the floor and a tacket mark in that!Simon|J. Storer Clouston
British Dictionary definitions for tacket
/ (ˈtækɪt) /
Scot and Northern English dialect a nail, esp a hobnail
Derived forms of tackettackety, adjective
Word Origin for tacket
C14: from tack 1
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