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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fishing tackle

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tac·kle n.
 1. Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; sometimes, the rope and attachments, as distinct from the block, in which case the full appratus is referred to as a block and tackle.
 2. Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons. “She to her tackle fell.”
 Note:In Chaucer, it denotes usually an arrow or arrows.
 3. Naut. The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used.
 Fall and tackle. See the Note under Pulley.
 Fishing tackle. See under Fishing, a.
 Ground tackle Naut., anchors, cables, etc.
 Gun tackle, the apparatus or appliances for hauling cannon in or out.
 Tackle fall, the rope, or rather the end of the rope, of a tackle, to which the power is applied.
 Tack tackle Naut., a small tackle to pull down the tacks of the principal sails.
 Tackle board, Tackle post Ropemaking, a board, frame, or post, at the end of a ropewalk, for supporting the spindels, or whirls, for twisting the yarns.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fish·ing, a.  Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village.
 Fishing fly, an artificial fly for fishing.
 Fishing line, a line used in catching fish.
 Fishing net, a net of various kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc.
 Fishing rod, a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling.
 Fishing smack, a sloop or other small vessel used in sea fishing.
 Fishing tackle, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc.
 Fishing tube Micros., a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fishing tackle
      n : gear used in fishing [syn: fishing gear, tackle, fishing
          rig, rig]