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  • 1grappling-irons — n. pl. Grapple …

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  • 2grappling hook — grappling iron UK [ˈɡræp(ə)lɪŋ ˌaɪə(r)n] / US [ˈɡræp(ə)lɪŋ ˌaɪrn] or grappling hook UK / US noun [countable] Word forms grappling iron : singular grappling iron plural grappling irons Word forms grappling hook : singular grappling hook plural… …

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  • 3grappling iron — UK [ˈɡræp(ə)lɪŋ ˌaɪə(r)n] / US [ˈɡræp(ə)lɪŋ ˌaɪrn] or grappling hook UK / US noun [countable] Word forms grappling iron : singular grappling iron plural grappling irons Word forms grappling hook : singular grappling hook plural grappling hooks an …

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  • 4grappling iron — noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope • Syn: ↑grapnel, ↑grapple, ↑grappler, ↑grappling hook • Hypernyms: ↑tool • Hyponyms: ↑crampon, ↑ …

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  • 5grappling hook — noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope • Syn: ↑grapnel, ↑grapple, ↑grappler, ↑grappling iron • Hypernyms: ↑tool • Hyponyms: ↑crampon, ↑ …

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  • 6galley — galleylike, adj. /gal ee/, n., pl. galleys. 1. a kitchen or an area with kitchen facilities in a ship, plane, or camper. 2. Naut. a. a seagoing vessel propelled mainly by oars, used in ancient and medieval times, sometimes with the aid of sails.… …

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  • 7Galley — For other uses, see Galley (disambiguation). A model of a Maltese design typical of the 16th century, the last great era of the wargalley A galley is a type of ship propelled by rowers that originated in the Mediterranean region and was used for… …

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  • 8The Flying Dutchman (opera) — Richard Wagner …

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  • 9260 BC — NOTOC EventsBy placeRoman Republic* The Roman advance continues westward from Agrigentum with their forces relieving the besieged cities of Segesta and Makella. These cities have sided with the Roman cause, and have come under Carthaginian attack …

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  • 10Howrah Bridge — The Howrah Bridge is a bridge that spans the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. It was originally named the New Howrah Bridge because it links the city of Howrah to its twin city, Kolkata (Calcutta). On 14 June 1965 it was renamed Rabindra Setu …

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  • 11Duilius, Gaius — ▪ Roman admiral flourished 3rd century BC       Roman commander who won a major naval victory over the Carthaginians during the First Punic War (264–241 BC).       As consul in 260, Duilius was in charge of the army in Sicily when he was assigned …

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  • 12Mylae, Battle of — ▪ 260 BC       (260 BC), conflict in the First Punic War (Punic War, First) between Rome and Carthage, whose navy had been harassing Roman peninsular and Sicilian coastal towns. At Mylae the Romans destroyed 50 Carthaginian ships, and the… …

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  • 13Albrecht — This ancient and noble German surname, which includes the Dukes of Albrecht of Albrechtberg, is one of the oldest recorded. It is in origination a pre 7th century compound consisting of the elements Aedel meaning noble and beorht bright, or… …

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  • 14Presley — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, the name may be a topographical surname for a dweller by the priest s wood or clearing, from the Olde English pre 7th Century elements… …

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  • 15Presslee — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, the name may be a topographical surname for a dweller by the priest s wood or clearing, from the Olde English pre 7th Century elements… …

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  • 16Presslie — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, the name may be a topographical surname for a dweller by the priest s wood or clearing, from the Olde English pre 7th Century elements… …

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  • 17Prisley — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, the name may be a topographical surname for a dweller by the priest s wood or clearing, from the Olde English pre 7th Century elements… …

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  • 18Priestley — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is either a topographical name from Priestley in Bedfordshire, Prestolee (Somerset), Prestolee in South East Lancashire, or a topographical name from residence in or near a priest s meadow.… …

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  • 19grapple — I. v. a. Seize, gripe or grip, grasp, catch, clasp, clutch, lay hold of. II. n. 1. Close hug, close fight. 2. Grappling irons …

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  • 20Metallo — and Titano exposing Superman to lethal Kryptonite radiation. From Action Comics Annual #10 (March 2007). Art by Art Adams. Publication info …

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