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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Today, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC) estimates there are fewer than 150 pure Marsh Tackies remaining.
Marsh Tackies are distinguished by their ability to thrive in challenging conditions with a high level of stamina.
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.