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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.

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Gunnar Wilson scored six points, while Lucas Reeder and Rushing each tacked on three points.
Roll up the dough towards you to form a long sausage, then lift the tacked bit into the sausage and roll the lot on the table.
Clamps will eliminate any guess work, help ensure an even weld gap between the pipe and the fitting and allow the pipe to be accurately tacked up before the clamp the pipe to be accurately tacked up before the clamp is removed.
Finally, Jablonski tacked to leeward for the tenth time and Bruni gained the advantage and sailed his opponent out to the layline.
It is interesting to see that Jersey Clipper, who had done so well by sticking to the eastern flank, chose to sail more to the south when Hong Kong tacked suggesting both boats had a wind shift more to the south of east.