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Tack on   /tæk ɑn/   Listen
Tack on

Fix to; attach.  Synonyms: append, hang on, tack, tag on.

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... time, 1727, the Spaniards were determined to wrest Gibraltar from its English defenders, and were sending thither a powerful army under the command of Los Torres. The Duke had tried many trades with more or less success, and now thought that a little military glory would tack on well to his highly honourable biography. At any rate there was novelty in the din of war, and for novelty he would go anywhere. It mattered little that he should fight against his own king and own countrymen: he was not half ...
— The Wits and Beaux of Society - Volume 1 • Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton

Words linked to "Tack on" :   attach, subjoin

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