grappling iron

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Synonyms for grappling iron

a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding

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The fiends know such an apparently benevolent policy will tie my impulse-buying budget to them with velvet-wrapped grappling irons.
Stand there today and think of the 600 salvos fired from the American Battleship TEXAS lying off-shore and the grappling irons used by the US troops scaling the cliff.
Reputedly, though, they are tucked away, almost hidden from sight, in seating from which, if they bring grappling irons and binoculars, they might just see the bride's head and William's bald patch.
The quarry is near the side of Penallta Road, Ystrad Mynach, and employees of Penallta Colliery and police worked for an hour with grappling irons before the body was recovered.