This is incorrect; it was not the grappling-iron, but the other (inland) end of the lever which was brought down to the ground.
If only he would come near enough for me to get the grappling-iron into him!
You haven't thrown your grappling-iron on a worthless building.
Then she fastened a collar around his neck, to which there was attached a grappling-iron.
Grapnel, grap′nel, n. a small anchor with several claws or arms: a grappling-iron.
Litton could not speak; but he threw a look that was like a grappling-iron and Teed came back.
Beaudry brought to the meeting-place a quarter-inch rope and a grappling-iron with three hooks.
It was in this state of mind that we landed, and secured the boat by means of the grappling-iron.
The ketch was slowly drifting down until a grappling-iron could almost be thrown aboard.
I would sacrifice a year of my life to see his rat's body on the end of a grappling-iron!