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fish tackle

noun, Nautical.
1.
a tackle for fishing an anchor.
Origin of fish tackle
1680-1690
First recorded in 1680-90
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  • We could hear them rigging the fish tackle and catching the hooks on the flukes of the anchors.

    The Great Quest Charles Boardman Hawes

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