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- n. loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc
- n. the act of changing tack
- n. A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose a claim.
- v. Present participle of tack.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose his claim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as barring, 2.
- n. In English law, the right of a third or subsequent mortgagee, who advances money without notice of a second mortgage, and pays off the first, to enforce his claim for the amount of both the mortgages to the exclusion of the mortgage of which he had no notice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
- n. (nautical) the act of changing tack
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