4. in English History: one who favoured the tacking of other bills in parliament to money-bills, in order to secure their passage through the House of Lords;
especially in early 18th century, one who advocated tacking the bill against occasional conformity, 1704, to a money-bill.
5. in various trades, one who tacks or fastens articles or parts of things;
also, a machine for putting or driving in tacks.
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from tack (vb.) + -er
From: Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association
For the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art
Vol. XVII. 1885
Eighth Report of the Committee on Devonshire Verbal Provincialisms, F.T. Elworthy
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