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Tackle

Tac´kle
n.1.Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; sometimes, the rope and attachments, as distinct from the block, in which case the full appratus is referred to as a block and tackle.
2.Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons.
3.(Naut.) The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used.
Fall and tackle
See the Note under Pulley.
Fishing tackle
See under Fishing, a.
Ground tackle
(Naut.) anchors, cables, etc.
Gun tackle
the apparatus or appliances for hauling cannon in or out.
Tackle fall
the rope, or rather the end of the rope, of a tackle, to which the power is applied.
Tack tackle
(Naut.) a small tackle to pull down the tacks of the principal sails.
Tackle board
(Ropemaking) a board, frame, or post, at the end of a ropewalk, for supporting the spindels, or whirls, for twisting the yarns.
1.(Football) An act of tackling{4}; as, brought down by a tackle by a lineman.
2.(Football) One of two linemen on a football team, occupying a position between the guard and an end; also, the position played by such a tackle.
v. t.1.To supply with tackle.
[imp. & p. p. Tackled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tackling.]
2.To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon.
3.To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game.
4.(Football) To cause the ball carrier to fall to the ground, thus ending the forward motion of the ball and the play.
5.To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem.
Noun1.tackle - the person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student"
2.Tackletackle - gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
Synonyms: rigging
3.tackle - gear used in fishing
4.tackle - a position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle"
5.tackle - (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
Verb1.tackle - accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"
Synonyms: undertake, take on
2.tackle - put a harness; "harness the horse"
Synonyms: harness
3.tackle - seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
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