gang-tackle

verb
\ ˈgaŋ-ˌta-kəl How to pronounce gang-tackle (audio) \
gang-tackled; gangtackling; gang-tackles

Definition of gang-tackle

transitive verb

: to bring down (a ballcarrier in football) with several tacklers

First Known Use of gang-tackle

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Gang-tackle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gang-tackle. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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