Definition of Tackles

1. Noun. (plural of tackle) ¹



2. Verb. Third-person singular indicative present tense of '''to tackle'''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tackles

1. tackle [v] - See also: tackle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tackles

tackifies
tackify
tackifying
tackily
tackiness
tackinesses
tacking
tacking up
tackings
tackle fall
tackle twill
tackled
tackler
tacklers
tackles (current term)
tackless
tackling
tacklings
tacks
tacks up
tacksman
tacksmen
tacky
tacnode
tacnodes
taco salad
taco sauce
tacolike

Literary usage of Tackles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"Relieving: tackles. Temporary tackles attached to the end of the tiller in bad ... Tho term is also applied to strong tackles from tho wharf or other object ..."

2. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"tackles A combination of ropes and blocks for the purpose of multiplying power ... tackles in common use are shown in Figs. 109 and 110. Single whip. ..."

3. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1917)
"BLOCKS AND tackles. §1. BLOCKS. (Plates 28 and 29. ... If the block is properly used, it multiplies the power as explained in connection with tackles. ..."

4. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"BLOCKS AND tackles. §1. BLOCKS. ... If the block is properly used, it multiplies the power as explained in connection with tackles. (§ II. ..."

5. Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide ...: Foot Ball Rules as Recommended by by National Collegiate Athletic Association, Walter Camp (1915)
"Frank G. Menke, sporting editor International News Service—Ends, Hardwick (Harvard) and TJ Coolidge (Harvard) : tackles, Ballin (Princeton) and Weyand ..."

6. Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings; the Folk-lore of the Old Plantation by Joel Chandler Harris (1880)
"Brer Wolf mighty smart, but nex' time you hear fum 'im, honey, he'll be in trouble. You des hole yo' breff'n wait." XII. MR. FOX tackles OLD MAN ..."

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