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(n.) The cross, or church, of St. Antony. See Illust. (6), under Cross, n.
(n.) See Tasse.


Measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation


(n.) A stain; a tache.
(n.) A peculiar flavor or taint; as, a musty tack.
(n.) A small, short, sharp-pointed nail, usually having a broad, flat head.
(n.) That which is attached; a supplement; an appendix. See Tack, v. t., 3.
(v. i.) To change the direction of a vessel by shifting the position of the helm and sails; also (as said of a vessel), to have her direction changed through the shifting of the helm and sails. See Tack, v. t., 4.
(v. t.) A rope used to hold in place the foremost lower corners of the courses when the vessel is closehauled (see Illust. of Ship); also, a rope employed to pull the lower corner of a studding sail to the boom.
(v. t.) The part of a sail to which the tack is usually fastened; the foremost lower corner of fore-and-aft sails, as of schooners (see Illust. of Sail).
(v. t.) The direction of a vessel in regard to the trim of her sails; as, the starboard tack, or port tack; -- the former when she is closehauled with the wind on her starboard side; hence, the run of a vessel on one tack; also, a change of direction.
(v. t.) A contract by which the use of a thing is set, or let, for hire; a lease.
(v. t.) Confidence; reliance.
(v. t.) To fasten or attach.
(v. t.) Especially, to attach or secure in a slight or hasty manner, as by stitching or nailing; as, to tack together the sheets of a book; to tack one piece of cloth to another; to tack on a board or shingle; to tack one piece of metal to another by drops of solder.
(v. t.) In parliamentary usage, to add (a supplement) to a bill; to append; -- often with on or to.
(v. t.) To change the direction of (a vessel) when sailing closehauled, by putting the helm alee and shifting the tacks and sails so that she will proceed to windward nearly at right angles to her former course.


A tortilla rolled cupped around a filling
(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent


(n.) The sense of touch; feeling.
(n.) The stroke in beating time.
(n.) Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances.


A school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences


(n.) A ball bowled to strike the ground about a bat's length in front of the wicket.
(v. t.) To entice.


(n.) Credit; trust; as, to buy on, or upon, tick.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of large parasitic mites which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in color. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first but six legs.
(n.) Any one of several species of dipterous insects having a flattened and usually wingless body, as the bird ticks (see under Bird) and sheep tick (see under Sheep).
(n.) The cover, or case, of a bed, mattress, etc., which contains the straw, feathers, hair, or other filling.
(n.) Ticking. See Ticking, n.
(n.) A quick, audible beat, as of a clock.
(n.) Any small mark intended to direct attention to something, or to serve as a check.
(n.) The whinchat; -- so called from its note.
(v. i.) To go on trust, or credit.
(v. i.) To give tick; to trust.
(v. i.) To make a small or repeating noise by beating or otherwise, as a watch does; to beat.
(v. i.) To strike gently; to pat.
(v. t.) To check off by means of a tick or any small mark; to score.


A local and habitual twitching especially in the face


(n.) A toucan (Ramphastos toco) having a very large beak. See Illust. under Toucan.


(n.) A dark-colored kind of marble; touchstone.


(n.) A long, narrow sword; a rapier.
(n.) The beat of a drum.
(n.) A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait.
(n.) A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; -- called also tuck-net.
(n.) A pull; a lugging.
(n.) The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom planks meet under the stern.
(n.) Food; pastry; sweetmeats.
(v. i.) To contract; to draw together.
(v. t.) To draw up; to shorten; to fold under; to press into a narrower compass; as, to tuck the bedclothes in; to tuck up one's sleeves.
(v. t.) To make a tuck or tucks in; as, to tuck a dress.
(v. t.) To inclose; to put within; to press into a close place; as, to tuck a child into a bed; to tuck a book under one's arm, or into a pocket.
(v. t.) To full, as cloth.