grappling iron

noun
a grapnel.
Also called grappling hook.


Origin:
1530–40

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grappling iron or grappling hook
 
n
a grapnel, esp one used for securing ships
 
grappling hook or grappling hook
 
n

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One hour later the body was re covered with grappling iron and brought to the city at night.
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