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double tackle

a pulley system using blocks having two grooved wheels. Unabridged
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  • In the darkness she passed up a double tackle and a coil of rope.

    Major Vigoureux A. T. Quiller-Couch
British Dictionary definitions for double tackle

double tackle

a lifting or pulling tackle in which a rope is passed around the twin pulleys of a pair of pulley blocks in sequence
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