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noun 
  1. (sports, countable) A play where a player attempts to take control over the ball from an opponent, as in rugby or football.
  2. (fb, countable) A play where a defender brings the ball carrier to the ground.
  3. (countable) Any instance in which one person forces another to the ground.
  4. (slang) penis, Penis.
  5. (context, fishing, uncountable) Equipment (rod, reel, line, lure, etc.) used when angling.
  6. (uncountable, informal) By extension, any piece of equipment, particularly gadgetry.
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      1. (fb, uncountable) The offensive positions between each guard and end, offensive tackle.
      2. (fb, countable) A person playing that position.
      3. (fb, uncountable) The defensive positions between two ends, defensive tackle.
      4. (fb, countable) A person playing that position.
      5. (nautical) A system of ropes and blocks used to increase the force applied to the free end of the rope.
      6. (context, pokemon) A pokemon attack.
verb to tackle
  1. to face or deal with attempting to overcome or fight down
The government's measures to crime were insufficient.
  1. (sports) to attempt to take away a ball
  2. to bring a ball carrier to the ground

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