Definition of Grapples

1. Noun. (plural of grapple) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of grapple) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grapples

1. grapple [v] - See also: grapple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grapples

grapline
graplines
graplins
grapnel anchor
grapnels
grappa
grappas
grappled
grapplehook
grapplehooks
grapplement
grappler
grapplers
grapples (current term)
grappling
grappling hook
grappling iron
grappling irons
grapplings
grapsoid
grapsoids
graptolite
graptolites
graptolitic
grapy
grasp
grasp all, lose all
grasp at straws

Literary usage of Grapples

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1. New Orleans as I Found it by Edward Henry Durell (1845)
"... to the earth and grapples with matter. The sensualist is a philosopher from refinement, from advance in knowledge, from the same causes which have made ..."

2. The captain of the Gray-horse troop by Hamlin Garland (1902)
"XI CURTIS grapples WITH BRISBANE THE hearing took place at ten o'clock, but Curtis had opportunity for a little helpful consultation with Lawson before the ..."

3. Memoirs of John Evelyn ...: Comprising His Diary, from 1641-1705-6. And a by John Evelyn (1871)
"Then there is a court full of can'on, bullets, chaines, grapples, granados, &c. and over that armes for 800000 men, and by themselves armes for 400 taken ..."

4. Transactions of the Society, Instituted at London, for the Encouragement of by Society of Arts (Great Britain, Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1825)
"7, a perspective view of one of the grapples, one quarter of the real size. Fig. 8, a top view of a board, three feet long, having a square hole gg ..."

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