from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Gear; tackle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of tackle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Furniture of the masts and yards of a vessel, as cordage, sails, etc.
- n. Instruments of action.
- n. The straps and fixures adjusted to an animal, by which he draws a carriage, or the like; harness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which is used to tackle with; anything that serves as tackle, or as part of a tackle; means of attaching one thing to another, as for hold, purchase, or draft: used of the rigging or the working parts of a ship, of the holding parts or the whole of a harness of any kind, of appliances for angling or other sport, of military equipments, etc.
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