Definitions for "Come-along"
A gripping device, as for stretching wire, etc., consisting of two jaws so attached to a ring that they are closed by pulling on the ring.
A small hand-operated winch. One of the top three tools I considered indispensable for this project. Here is a picture of a come-along rigged up to skid a log.
A lifting or pulling tool. This is a portable hand operated winch. It includes an operating handle, cable spindle and casing, cables, and hooks. It is designed to be used in conjunction with rescue chain sling devices.
Keywords:  indeed, animal, different
a different animal, indeed