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  1. tackler(noun)

    a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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  1. tackler(Noun)

    A footballer who tackles another.

  2. tackler(Noun)

    A person who repairs weaving looms.

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  1. Tackler

    A tackler was a supervisor in a textile factory responsible for the working of a number of power-looms and the weavers who operated them. The title derived from the job, which was to "tackle" any mechanical problems encountered with the looms in their charge. Invariably male, they had a reputation for gullibility and were the butt of many jokes.


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