grappling iron


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grappling iron

, hook
a grapnel, esp one used for securing ships

grappling iron

[′grap·liŋ ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
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But they were unable to find the car using a grappling iron and an underwater camera.
We've had a grappling iron on the top five this season and we can't quite pull them in,' said Maynard.