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grappling hook Syllabification: grap·pling hook
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrapliNG ˌho͝ok/
(also grappling iron)

Definition of grappling hook in English:


A device with iron claws, attached to a rope and used for dragging or grasping.
Example sentences
  • Facing forward again, Jeremy quickly grabbed a grappling hook attached to a rope that was tied to his pack.
  • Eagerly, he pulled out the climbing rope and the grappling hook.
  • He took a rope with a grappling hook out of his pack.
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