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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Every one of us - including yours truly - has stuck on the tackety boots and given the lot of them a hefty boot in the collective chuckies.
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.
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.
The preferred term in popular use in the Buchan area of Aberdeenshire during the first half of the twentieth century was 'cornkisters', denoting the vernacular nature of the ballads, which were composed and/or performed by farm servants while sitting on the chest or 'kist' containing the men's food (oatmeal) and keeping time by 'dunting' the heels of their 'tackety beets' (hobnailed boots) on the side of the chest.
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.
And then, on a regular basis, he gets his big tackety boots on and blooters some fairly fundamental human rights all over the park.
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.