Usage examples for tacks

  1. You can write your proclamation on paper, and stick it on the door with tacks – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  2. I had to chase down to the station again then, to see that the chef's outfit was bein' loaded on the trucks; but I was cheered up by the thought of Forsythe balanced on top of a tall step- ladder with his mouth full of tacks and his collar gettin' wilty. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  3. By a similar method a circle may be described by sliding a draftsman's triangle so that two sides touch two tacks driven in a board. – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith