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Combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground.  Synonyms: matman, wrestler.
A tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope.  Synonyms: grapnel, grapple, grappling hook, grappling iron.

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... boiling vault- cement, and the fire under the kettle, The cotton-bale, the stevedore's hook, the saw and buck of the sawyer, the mould of the moulder, the working knife of the butcher, the ice- saw, and all the work with ice, The implements for daguerreotyping—the tools of the rigger, grappler, sail-maker, block-maker, Goods of gutta-percha, papier-mache, colours, brushes, brush-making, glaziers' implements, The veneer and glue-pot, the confectioner's ornaments, the decanter and glasses, the shears and flat-iron, The awl and knee-strap, ...
— Poems By Walt Whitman • Walt Whitman

Words linked to "Grappler" :   flyweight, tool, fighter, featherweight, battler, hook, combatant, welterweight, bantamweight, crampon, crampoon, scrapper, belligerent, claw, lightweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight, sumo wrestler

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