Definition of Grappled

1. Verb. (past of grapple) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grappled

1. grapple [v] - See also: grapple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grappled

grapiness
grapinesses
graping
graple
graples
graplin
grapline
graplines
graplins
grapnel anchor
grapnels
grappa
grappas
grappled (current term)
grapplehook
grapplehooks
grapplement
grappler
grapplers
grapples
grappling
grappling hook
grappling iron
grappling irons
grapplings
grapsoid
grapsoids
graptolite

Literary usage of Grappled

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1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1862)
"... grappled BY A FIRE-SHIP THE SHIPS EVACUATE THE HUDSON. GENERAL PUTNAM, beside his bravery in the field, ..."

2. Works by Washington Irving (1857)
"... along the Hudson—Alarms of the People of New York—Benevolent Sympathy of Washington — The Phoenix grappled by a Fire-Ship—The Ships Evacuate the Hudson. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"Now grappled from behind, now punch'd before, He stands, and plies the crowd with warfare " One to the teeth, another to the breast, Of that foul race he ..."

4. Chinese Immigration in Its Social and Economical Aspects by George Frederick Seward (1881)
"Difficulties attending government in California. Fugitive criminals. Diseased persons. Contract-laborers. Evils may be grappled with ..."

5. Poems and Songs by Thomas Flatman (1686)
"... durft do, grappled with Enemies, and Oblivion too; Hcw'd his own Monument, ... grappled ..."

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