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noun
a grapnel.
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Also called grappling hook .

Origin of grappling iron

First recorded in 1530–40

Words nearby grappling iron

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British Dictionary definitions for grappling iron

grappling iron

grappling hook


noun
a grapnel, esp one used for securing ships
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