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English definition of “grapnel”


noun [C]     /ˈɡræp.nəl/ (also grappling iron, grappling hook)
a device that consists of several hooks (= curved devices ) on the end of a rope , used especially in the past on ships ToolsGardening tools
(Definition of grapnel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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