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tack

in Scots property law, another word for LEASE.

TACK, Scotch law. A contract of location by which the use of land, or any other immovable subject, is, set to the lessee or tacksman for a certain yearly rent, either in money, the fruits of tho ground, or services. Ersk. Prin. Laws of Scot. B. 2, t. 6, n. 8; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 209. This word is nearly synonymous with lease.

References in classic literature ?
Then they darted around her bow and began the row down her port side, and we tacked about, crossed her bow, and went plunging down the wind hot after them.
"Get down to brass tacks. I'm willing to take your word for it that there's a Copan valley in Honduras.
Canfield & Tack President Ray Brown and Cohber Press President and CEO Eric Webber have known each other since high school, but in the last year they began discussing the possibility of working together, officials said Thursday.
Tack, 33, appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court in custody.
We compared three common methods to fix the epiretinal implant: attached to the host retina after gas-liquid exchange, tamponaded by hydrogel, and fixed by retinal tack [1].
Asphacal TC, a specially formulated liquid lime, is diluted and applied on the tack coat, after it has been applied and 'cracked'.
HUNDREDS of sharp tacks were put on a BMX track used by children over the weekend in a move that has been described as "sabotage".
The Reflex Furler is also available in a code zero kit with a fixed tack that is easily interchangeable with the swivel tack for your asymmetric sails.
Tack jimmies his finger under the cracked window and swings it open.
- US-based medical device company Intact Vascular, Inc has attained the CE (Conformite Europeenne) Mark for the Tack Endovascular System to repair arterial dissections following percutaneous transluminal angioplasty below the knee, the company said.