Tackle board

(Ropemaking) a board, frame, or post, at the end of a ropewalk, for supporting the spindels, or whirls, for twisting the yarns.

See also: Tackle

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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