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Oxford dictionary definition of the word grapple:
1 [no object] engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle:
passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack
[with object] seize hold of (someone):
he grappled the young man around the throat
(grapple with) struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge):
other towns are still grappling with the problem
2 [with object] archaic seize or hold with a grappling hook.
1an act of grappling.
informal a wrestling match.
2an instrument for seizing hold of something; a grappling hook.
Middle English (as a noun denoting a grappling hook): from Old French grapil, from Provençal, diminutive of grapa ‘hook’, of Germanic origin; related to grape. The verb dates from the mid 16th century