It was always an hour or more before we could get the grapnels down again.'
There came a clanging of grapnels on the rail over the crouching defenders.
The grapnels were pulled up, and the boats were soon alongside.
These grapnels, by virtue of the use for which they were designed, were heavy.
This was done by grapnels; but the bottom was rocky and seemed (p. 336) unfit for ...