grappling
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grappling(
grah
-
plihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el rezón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The boat came alongside the ship and the sailors tossed grapplings over the rail to climb up.El barco llegó junto a la nave y los marineros lanzaron rezones sobre la barandilla para subirse.
b. el arpeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Wilma tossed the grappling over to anchor her skiff in the bay.Wilma arrojó el arpeo para anclar su esquife en la bahía.
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