bullock block

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Noun1.bullock block - a pulley-block at the head of a topmast
pulley, pulley block, pulley-block, block - a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
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Alex Williams played in Brighton who got past Kevin McGowne only to be denied by a brilliant Bullock block.
A Martin Bullock block from a Wednesday clearance allowed Fjortoft to grab possession and his long-range, low shot zipped into a corner of the net past the outstretched arms of Owls' keeper Kevin Pressman.
Hitting the bull's eye: United keeper Tony Bullock blocks bravely from Hartson at point-blank range; Hoop, Hoop and away: Chris Sutton is on a high as he nods home the winner past a Tangerine wall of Chris Innes and Barry Robson; Performing the Celtic cuddle: Scorer; Sutton is hugged by McGeady and Petrov