grab rope


noun Nautical.

a rope supported to afford a hold for a person walking up a gangplank, working aloft, etc.

Nearby words

  1. gr8,
  2. graafian follicle,
  3. grab,
  4. grab bag,
  5. grab bar,
  6. grab-bag,
  7. grabber,
  8. grabble,
  9. grabby,
  10. graben

Also called grab line.

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