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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
- A defensive tackle
(DT) is typically
of the defensive players
football. The defensive tackle typically lines
- Fishing tackle
is the equipment
used by anglers
when fishing. Almost
or gear used for fishing
can be called fishing tackle
. Some examples...
- centuries, a tackle
pla**** on both offense
and defense. In the modern system
units, offensive tackle
and defensive tackle
- A block
or only tackle
is a system
of two or more pulleys
with a rope or cable threaded between
used to lift heavy
box or tacklebox
box (fishing), a box designed
for fishing equipment Tackle
box (American football), the area between
- 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
- Most forms
have a move known
as a tackle
. The primary
and important purposes
are to dispossess
of the ball, to stop...
- English. Reference
desk – Serving
librarians, Wikipedia volunteers tackle
on a wide range
of subjects. Site news – Announcements, updates...
- remaining, but on the final
play of the game, Rams linebacker
Mike Jones tackled Tennessee
wide receiver Kevin Dyson
one yard short
of the goal line to...
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