Definition of Graplines

1. Noun. (plural of grapline) ¹



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Definition of Graplines

1. grapline [n] - See also: grapline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graplines

graphoscopes
graphospasm
graphospasms
graphotype
graphotypes
graphs
grapier
grapiest
grapiness
grapinesses
graping
graple
graples
graplin
grapline
graplines (current term)
graplins
grapnel anchor
grapnels
grappa
grappas
grappled
grapplehook
grapplehooks
grapplement
grappler
grapplers
grapples

Literary usage of Graplines

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1. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1886)
"We placed our boats' sterns to the shore with graplines at the head, and a sailor was left with each to steady them in this position, so that when we came ..."

2. Historical Records of New South Wales by Frank Murcott Bladen (1895)
"4 boats graplines. 261 coats. 13 coils white rope. 21773 gaiters. jails, &c. 312 kettles. 6 • lamps for hospitals, 10033 hats. 649 hammocks. ..."

3. Plutarch's Lives Containing Brief and Accurate Accounts of the Lives of by Plutarch, Edward Sylvester Ellis (1900)
"Others, again, by ropes and graplines, were drawn toward the shore, and after being whirled about, and dashed against the rocks that projected below the ..."

4. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion by United States Naval War Records Office (1902)
"... 29 iron plates, 3617 pounds powder, quantity of sulphur, 85 small wedges, 2 graplines, 51 small single blocks, 5 large single blocks, 5 double blocks, ..."

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