Definitions for grappler
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
grap•pleˈgræp əl(v.; n.)-pled, -pling
(v.i.)to hold or make fast to something, as with a grapple.
to engage in a struggle or close encounter:
to try to overcome or deal:
to grapple with a problem.
(v.t.)to seize or hold with or as if with a grapple.
Category: Nautical, Navy
Ref: grapnel (def. 1). 1
a seizing or gripping.
a grip or close hold.
a hand-to-hand fight.
Origin of grapple:
1520–30; appar. a freq. of OE gegrǣppian to seize; associated with grapnel
wrestler, grappler, matman(noun)
combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron(noun)
a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
Agent noun of grapple; one who grapples.
A wrestler; one who fights by wrestling.
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