(Tac"kle), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tackled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tackling.] [Cf. LG. takeln to equip.
See Tackle, n.]
1. To supply with tackle. Beau. & Fl.
2. To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon. [Colloq.]
3. To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game.
The greatest poetess of our day has wasted her time and strength in tackling windmills under conditions
the most fitted to insure her defeat.Dublin Univ. Mag.