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grappling hook also: grappling iron
Pronunciation: /ˈɡræplɪŋ ˌhʊk/

Translation of grappling hook in Spanish:


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    • 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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