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Definition of Top-tackle

Top-tackle n. means: A tackle used in hoisting and lowering the topmast.

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Top-tackle n. means: A tackle used in hoisting and lowering the topmast.

Meaning of Top-tackle

Top-tackle (n.) means: A tackle used in hoisting and lowering the topmast.

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Tackle (n.): Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons.

Tackle (n.): To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon.

Chockablock (a.): Hoisted as high as the tackle will admit; brought close together, as the two blocks of a tackle in hoisting.

Top-tackle (n.): A tackle used in hoisting and lowering the topmast.

Tackle (n.): To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem.

Jigger (n. & v.): A light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle.

Purchase (v. t.): Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like; also, the apparatus, tackle, or device by which the advantage is gained.

Fish-tackle (n.): A tackle or purchase used to raise the flukes of the anchor up to the gunwale. The block used is called the fish-block.

Tackle (n.): To supply with tackle.

Tackling (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Tackle

Tackled (imp. & p. p.): of Tackle

Entackle (v. t.): To supply with tackle.

Jeer (n.): A gear; a tackle.

Swig (n.): A tackle with ropes which are not parallel.

Drift (n.): The distance between the two blocks of a tackle.

Fleet (v. t.): To draw apart the blocks of; -- said of a tackle.

Garnet (n.): A tackle for hoisting cargo in our out.

Tug (n.): An iron hook of a hoisting tub, to which a tackle is affixed.

Clutch (n.): Any device for gripping an object, as at the end of a chain or tackle.

Tackle (n.): The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used.

Fishhook (n.): A hook with a pendant, to the end of which the fish-tackle is hooked.

Cat (n.): A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a ship.

Cat's-paw (n.): A particular hitch or turn in the bight of a rope, into which a tackle may be hooked.

Whipper (n.): One who raises coal or merchandise with a tackle from a chip's hold.

Fall (n.): That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting.

Hal'yard (v. t.): A rope or tackle for hoisting or lowering yards, sails, flags, etc.

Whip (v. t.): A small tackle with a single rope, used to hoist light bodies.

Runner (n.): A rope rove through a block and used to increase the mechanical power of a tackle.

Angle (n.): A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod.

Swig (v. t.): To pull upon (a tackle) by throwing the weight of the body upon the fall between the block and a cleat.

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Meaning of TACKLE

TACKLE means: Tackle is British slang for a watch chain. Tackle is British slang for the male genitals.

Meaning of tackle

tackle means: n male genitalia. From the sailing term “block and tackle.” Use your imagination.

Meaning of tackle

tackle means: Noun. The male genitals. Implying their usefulness as equipment to complete a task. Cf. 'wedding tackle.'

Meaning of Block and Tackle

Block and Tackle means: A combination of one or more blocks and the associated tackle necessary to give a mechanical advantage. Useful for lifting heavy loads.

Meaning of BLOCK AND TACKLE

BLOCK AND TACKLE means: Block and tackle is London Cockney rhyming slang for handcuffs (shackles). Block and tackle was old London Cockney rhyming slang for fetters (shackles). Block and tackle was old Cockney slang for a watch and chain.

Meaning of WEDDING TACKLE

WEDDING TACKLE means: Wedding tackle is British slang for the male genitals.

Meaning of KISSING TACKLE

KISSING TACKLE means: Kissing tackle is British slang for the mouth, lips.

Meaning of Snubber

Snubber means: A spring line tied from the boat to chain rode, usually near the water's surface. It helps disperse tension forces. It also prevents damage to the boat by ground tackle and can help in the retrieval of the ground tackle in heavy weather.

Meaning of Tackle

Tackle means: Listening in

Meaning of tackle

tackle means: to harness a dog or hourse

Meaning of TACKLE

TACKLE means: drugs themselves or the equipment used to take them

Meaning of tackle

tackle means: The male genitals.

Meaning of tackle

tackle means: n The male genitals.

Meaning of wedding tackle

wedding tackle means: Male genitalia.

Meaning of Fall

Fall means: The part of the tackle that is hauled upon.

Meaning of wedding tackle

wedding tackle means: male genitalia

Meaning of wedding tackle

wedding tackle means: n The male genitals.

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: To thread a line through a block and tackle.

Meaning of Wedding Tackle

Wedding Tackle means: Stupid or annoying person

Meaning of wedding tackle

wedding tackle means: Noun. A euphemism fo the male genitals.

Meaning of Tackle

Tackle means: Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons.

Meaning of Tackle

Tackle means: To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon.

Meaning of Chockablock

Chockablock means: Hoisted as high as the tackle will admit; brought close together, as the two blocks of a tackle in hoisting.

Meaning of Top-tackle

Top-tackle means: A tackle used in hoisting and lowering the topmast.

Meaning of Tackle

Tackle means: To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle.

Meaning of Purchase

Purchase means: Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like; also, the apparatus, tackle, or device by which the advantage is gained.

Meaning of Fish-tackle

Fish-tackle means: A tackle or purchase used to raise the flukes of the anchor up to the gunwale. The block used is called the fish-block.

Meaning of Tackle

Tackle means: To supply with tackle.

Meaning of Tackling

Tackling means: of Tackle

Meaning of Tackled

Tackled means: of Tackle

Meaning of Entackle

Entackle means: To supply with tackle.

Meaning of Jeer

Jeer means: A gear; a tackle.

Meaning of Swig

Swig means: A tackle with ropes which are not parallel.

Meaning of Drift

Drift means: The distance between the two blocks of a tackle.

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Meaning of Dimmy

Dimmy means: Somewhat dim; as, dimmish eyes.

Meaning of Fervency

Fervency means: The state of being fervent or warm; ardor; warmth of feeling or devotion; eagerness.

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Meaning of Pyogenic

Pyogenic means: Producing or generating pus.

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Meaning of BUM FODDER

BUM FODDER means: Bum fodder is British slang for lavatory paper. Bum fodder is British slang for newspaper.

Meaning of effing and jeffing

effing and jeffing means: Noun. Meaning the same as 'effing and blinding'.

Meaning of fart knocker

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Meaning of blowhard

blowhard means: A talkative braggart. I got very little blowback from suggesting we skip bonuses this year if the company goes into bankruptcy.

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