A small anchor, with four or five flukes or claws, used to hold boats or small vessels; hence, any instrument designed to grapple or hold; a grappling iron; a grab; -- written also grapline, and crapnel.
an iron-clawed device attached to a rope and often used to retrieve an object.
A device used for snagging and bringing up objects from the bottom. It has a cluster of curved hooks at the end of a shank on one end and a ring for attaching a line at the other.
a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
a light anchor for small boats
A small anchor with several claws, used to secure boats.
An iron bar with claws at one end which are used to grasp or hold things by throwing up over the top of a wall where the hook catches and hold, securing the line to the top of the wall.