English dictionary definition of:



  • the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
  • gear for a horse
  • (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  • (nautical) the act of changing tack
  • sailing a zigzag course


mainsheet   saddlery   sheet   shroud   tacking  

Scrabble score for tacks

Scrabble score = 11

generated at 13:15:55 on 18-05-22

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