One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Nautical (usually in plural) a tackle used on board ship to pull and manoeuvre heavy artillery (now historical).
2Amer. Football (apparently) either of two players positioned on the left or right of the ball at the line of scrimmage (Obsolete rare).
Early 19th century.
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