American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Reef-Tackle

REE’F-TACKLE, n. A tackle upon deck, communicating with its pendant, and passing through a block at the top-mast head, and through a hole in the top-sail-yard-arm, is attached to a cringle below the lowest reef; used to pull the skirts of the top-sails close to the extremities of the yards to lighten the labor of reefing.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Reef-Tackle," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 17, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WI6LBVV4N951WV.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Reef-Tackle." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 17 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WI6LBVV4N951WV.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Reef-Tackle' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 17 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3WI6LBVV4N951WV.