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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See tackle.

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  • "It was a miracle alone that prevented the astonished crew from being crushed by the recoiling gun, and Jack had to tally on to the train-tackle to stop it running out again unchecked on the downward roll."
    --Patrick O'Brian, The Ionian Mission, 59

    February 11, 2008