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Tingle / latchet / tab / tack

- a metal strip, one end of which can be hooked over a batten or nailed to a sarking board, after which the other end is bent to hold in place a flashing or a slate that has slipped.
Sometimes referred to as a "latchet" a "tab" or a "tack".