grappler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grappler a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    • n grappler combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
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Usage

In literature:

Grapplers and boarders lined the contiguous rails of each.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Quonab cut a sapling and made a grappler.
"Rolf In The Woods" by Ernest Thompson Seton
I saw it strike the cable steamship Grappler broadside on and capsize her.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
At six, A.M., December 30th, all was in readiness for the Grappler to leave the harbour.
"Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849" by William O. S. Gilly
Grapplers and boarders lined the contiguous rails of each.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Can you figure what would happen to a football if "Butter Fingers" ever laid his grapplers on it?
"Interference and Other Football Stories" by Harold M. Sherman
Lowering their grapplers, 'mong themselves they cried: 'Shall I now tickle him upon the thigh?
"The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri" by Dante Alighieri
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In news:

Cypress Lake senior Chuckie Kerkesner became the 10th area grappler to accomplish the feat with the 220-pound Class 2A title.
CHS grapplers still going strong.
Grapplers Quest brings Nationals to Morristown.
Area grapplers 3-1 at Park Duals.
The Mariners take another trip this weekend to Nikiski for more duals, with more grapplers competing for Homer.
Ohio State grapplers primed to make their mark.
Grapplers at school for blind excel on mat .
Island grapplers measure up at state.
Seven area schools have grapplers in ninth annual showcase.
Gokor Chivichyan's Hayastan grappling tournament is one of the best tournaments for grapplers anyone will ever find.
Grapplers posted their first two wins in the OAA Red league last week after defeating Lake Orion and Avondale.
The road to finals continues as grapplers move on to the MHSAA Regional tournament this week.
Ellsworth grapplers dominate Ellsworth Invitational again.
The Pyramid 's wrestling room is also a site to see when it's full of grapplers.
Two count grapplers competing for third place in the 170-pound class of the Oak Ridge Inviational are Union Mine's James Warden (top) and Oak Ridge's Hugh Ellerman.
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