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Definition of Tackle
TackleTackle Tac"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tackled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Tackling.] [Cf. LG. takeln to equip. See Tackle, n.]
1. To supply with tackle. --Beau. & Fl.
2. To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to
tackle a horse into a coach or wagon. [Colloq.]
3. To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler
tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game.
The greatest poetess of our day has wasted her time
and strength in tackling windmills under conditions
the most fitted to insure her defeat. --Dublin Univ.
Mag. TackleTackle Tac"kle (?; sometimes improperly pronounced ?,
especially by seamen), n. [OE. takel, akin to LG. & D. takel,
Dan. takkel, Sw. tackel; perhaps akin to E. taw, v.t., or to
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.
2. Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object
is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting
tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons. ``She to her
tackle fell.' --Hudibras.
Note: In Chaucer, it denotes usually an arrow or arrows.
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, Tackle post (Ropemaking), a board, frame,
or post, at the end of a ropewalk, for supporting the
spindels, or whirls, for twisting the yarns.
Meaning of Tackle from wikipedia
to: In football: Tackle
(football move), a play in various forms
of football Tackle
position), a position
- centuries, a tackle
pla**** on both offense
and defense. In the modern system
units, offensive tackle
and defensive tackle
- A defensive tackle
(DT) is typically
of the defensive players
football. The defensive tackle typically lines
- of the tackles shown
is as follows: Gun tackle
: 2 Luff tackle
: 3 Double tackle
: 4 Gyn tackle
: 5 Threefold
purchase: 6 Note that the gun tackle
- the ball without having
to be chased
by an opponent, the forward
, and using
an oblong instead
of a round
ball. An 1875 Harvard–Yale game...
- A sliding tackle
or slide tackle
is a tackle
in ****ociation football. It is completed
with one leg extended
to push the ball away from the opposing
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4, 1984) is a retired American football offensive tackle
who pla**** his entire
11-season professional career
for the Cleveland
- Most forms
have a move known
as a tackle
. The primary
and important purposes
are to dispossess
of the ball, to stop...
- Johnathan Jenkins
(born July 11, 1989) is an American football
for the Miami Dolphins
of the National Football League
(NFL). He pla**** college...
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