tackies


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tackies

(ˈtækɪz) or

takkies

pl n, sing tacky or takky
(Clothing & Fashion) informal South African tennis shoes or plimsolls
[C20: probably from tacky1, with reference to their nonslip rubber soles]
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For most of their history, Marsh Tackies were the most common horse in the swampy and marshy Lowcountry region of coastal South Carolina and Georgia.
Until recently Marsh Tackies were still managed in this fashion.
During the initial field inspection of a number of Marsh Tackies, it was revealed that many of the horses were still very clearly consistent with the old Colonial Spanish "type.