a) A footballer who tackles another
b) A person who repairs weaving looms

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  • tackler — ou tacler [takle] v. intr. ÉTYM. 1954, tackler; tacler, 1966, in Höfler; de tackle, tacle. ❖ ♦ Anglic. Sports. Faire un tacle, au football. || « (…) tacler, c est, vous savez, se jeter, prendre le ballon dans les pieds d un attaquant »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tackler — A tackler is a who repairs defective weaving looms in textile factories in the north of England.Distinguish from Takla Makan, a desert in Chinese Central Asia. (obviously) …   Wikipedia

  • tackler — tackle ► NOUN 1) the equipment required for a task or sport. 2) a mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, and hooks for lifting heavy objects. 3) the running rigging and pulleys used to work a boat s sails. 4) (in sport) an act of tackling… …   English terms dictionary

  • tackler — noun see tackle II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tackler — See tackle. * * * …   Universalium

  • tackler — n. one who tackles; one who seizes an opposing player and wrestles him to the ground (Football) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tackler — tack·ler …   English syllables

  • tackler —  v. Tacler …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • tackler — noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier • Derivationally related forms: ↑tackle • Hypernyms: ↑football player, ↑footballer …   Useful english dictionary

  • tackle — tackler, n. /tak euhl/ or, for 2 4, /tay keuhl/, n., v., tackled, tackling. n. 1. equipment, apparatus, or gear, esp. for fishing: fishing tackle. 2. a mechanism or apparatus, as a rope and block or a combination of ropes and blocks, for hoisting …   Universalium

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