The region is marketed for visitors as “Aryan Valley,” and many citizens have taken to tacking on “Aryan” to their last names.
I book myself into Lyt, tacking an additional $105 onto this experiment.
After tacking to the right, John McCain is back to picking fights with Republican colleagues.
As a member of its cast for almost 30 years, I must admit this feels a little like tacking pieces of Jell-O to a bulletin board.
The economy did add jobs in August, tacking on 96,000 new positions from July.
tacking hither and thither, in the language of sailors they polish the Cape by beating about its edges so long.
See how she hangs in the wind, neither keeping on her course nor tacking.
Smaller sizes go for gunpowder barrels, and for tacking round packing-cases and tea-chests.
This zigzagging, or "tacking," as it is called, is illustrated in Fig. 141.
But in tacking so frequently he was liable to make a mistake.
"clasp, hook, fastener," also "a nail of some kind," late 13c., from Old North French taque "nail, pin, peg," probably from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch tacke "twig, spike," Low German takk "tine, pointed thing," German Zacken "sharp point, tooth, prong"); perhaps related to tail. Meaning "small, sharp nail with a flat head" is attested from mid-15c. The meaning "rope to hold the corner of a sail in place" is first recorded late 14c.
"horse's harness, etc.," 1924, shortening of tackle (n.) in sense of "equipment." Tack in a non-equestrian sense as a shortening of tackle is recorded in dialect from 1777.
"food," 1833, perhaps a shortening and special use of tackle (n.) in the sense of "gear."
late 14c., "to attach with a nail, etc.," from tack (n.1). Meaning "to attach as a supplement" (with suggestion of hasty or arbitrary proceeding) is from 1680s. Related: Tacked; tacking.
"sail into the wind," 1550s, from tack (n.1) in the sailing sense. Figurative sense of "course or line of conduct or action" is from 1670s. Related: Tacked; tacking.