Sentence Examples


  • "I'll arrange it," and she rushed forward so that the maids who were tacking up her skirt could not move fast enough and a piece of gauze was torn off.
  • Caesar made no far-reaching modifications in the government of the city, such as were afterwards carried out by Augustus, and the presence in the Lex Julia Municipalis of the clauses referred to is an example of the common process of "tacking" (legislation per saturam, as it was called by the Romans).
  • See C. Tacking, Geschichte der Stadt Neuss (Dusseldorf, 1891); F.
  • Tacking and jibbing, we wrestled with opposing winds that drove us from side to side with impetuous fury.