tackle

Part of speech: verb

To grapple with; attach by a tackle.

Part of speech: noun

A hoisting contrivance of ropes, pulley blocks, etc.; gear; equipment; the act of tackling.

Part of speech: noun

Tackling.

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Usage examples "tackle":

  1. " Tackle, sir, mostly," replied Tom. - "Left End Edwards", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  2. And just while I was wishing for something really big to tackle, it came along in the shape of that big floor- walker! - "In the Bishop's Carriage", Miriam Michelson.
  3. It was only on the way to his house that the rod and the tackle- box struck me as an excellent excuse for so early a morning call. - "We Three", Gouverneur Morris.