bullock block

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Noun1.bullock block - a pulley-block at the head of a topmast
pulley, pulley block, pulley-block, block - a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
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Alex Williams played in Brighton who got past Kevin McGowne only to be denied by a brilliant Bullock block.
A Martin Bullock block from a Wednesday clearance allowed Fjortoft to grab possession and his long-range, low shot zipped into a corner of the net past the outstretched arms of Owls' keeper Kevin Pressman.
The keeper was called into action just two minutes later when Corcoran latched on to Paul Paton's exquisite cross and drilled a fierce half-volley which Bullock blocked.
Bullock blocked Prunty's shot but Russell was on hand to smack home.
Prso failed to connect with Ricksen's corner when bang in front of goal and Bullock blocked a drive from Namouchi as Gers toiled.
Watford went ahead in the 41st minute when Michael Ngonge zipped through Barnsley's defence and although Tony Bullock blocked his first effort he was able to prod home the rebound.