tacket

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tacket

(ˈtækɪt)
n
dialect Scot and Northern English a nail, esp a hobnail
[C14: from tack1]
ˈtackety adj
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In his dungarees and tackety boots he took his first mischievous steps into cultural history in March 1936 - with his pals Fat Bob, Wee Eck, Soapy Joe and Primrose Paterson, who had a soft spot for our hero.
One afternoon, when the house was empty, he entered the house and tip-toed upstairs as quietly as was possible in a pair of fully sprung, tackety, shepherding boots from Rothbury.
You see, the boys sat on the top of the kist and kept time to their songs by thumping their tackety boots against the front of it.
Consider the best, and most realistic, ways of improving the criminal justice system before wading in with your tackety boots and right-wing rhetoric.
However, when it comes to sticking it to Celtic he straps on the tackety boots.
And then, on a regular basis, he gets his big tackety boots on and blooters some fairly fundamental human rights all over the park.
Dressed in knee length grey shorts, a red cap, black blazer, and wearing tackety boots, Janette in her role as Jimmy Krankie and Ian as 'his' straightman side-kick became regular features on British TV for 20 years.
A shepherd maybe, who'd ventured into Rothbury to buy a new pair of tackety boots with turned up toes, handmade by Rogerson's of Rothbury, like the ones Granda and my uncles always wore.
Why don't you get a pair of tackety boots and offer your services?
Others are as wild as anything in the Highlands - so don't forget your tackety boots.
Forty seven years I reckon ( that's how long it has been since I last stamped a tackety boot on a parade ground.