Definition of Graple

1. an instrument for holding [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graple

graphophone
graphophones
graphorrhoea
graphoscope
graphoscopes
graphospasm
graphospasms
graphotype
graphotypes
graphs
grapier
grapiest
grapiness
grapinesses
graping
graple (current term)
graples
graplin
grapline
graplines
graplins
grapnel anchor
grapnels
grappa
grappas
grappled
grapplehook
grapplehooks

Literary usage of Graple

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"graple, for grapple, which, as a substantive, means any strong hook by which things are seized and held, as ships to each other in boarding. ..."

2. Seraphim Trilogy Book One; What the Herald Angel Sang by Teralee E. M. Bird (2004)
"... for his sister — if she had the biggest room, she was worthy of laud), guessing it was, because of all the photos on the walls and its colours. graple ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1892)
"obliged to retreat with loss of several Men Since which sent two fire Sloops up to graple them One of them ..."

4. An Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and by William Fordyce Mavor (1803)
"On a second trial he was suspended in the air, and was endeavouring to draw himself into the cavern by fixing a graple to the statue. ..."

5. Mirror for magistrates: in five parts by William Baldwin, Richard Niccols, John Higgins (1815)
"... to glory the greece, The staire to estate, the graple of grace : But in her is hidde of perill a pecce, Which all our attempts doth dimme and deface. ..."

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