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block and tackle

block and tack·le • n. a mechanism consisting of ropes and one or more pulley-blocks, used for lifting or pulling heavy objects.

block and tackle

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tackle block

tack·le block • n. a pulley over which a rope runs.

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block and tackle

block and tackle: see pulley.

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