double tackle


noun
  1. a pulley system using blocks having two grooved wheels.

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How to use double tackle in a sentence

  • 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

noun
  1. 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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