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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
is the rendering in the A. V. — of σκευή, which occurs only in Acts 27:19, meaning the spars, ropes, chains, etc., of a vessel's furniture (as in Diod. Sic. 14:79; so of household movables, Polyb. 2, 6, 6; equipage, Xenoph. Anab. 4:7, 27; Herodian, 6:4,11; warlike apparatus, Diod. Sic. 11:71). (See SHIP).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Tackling'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/t/tackling.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.