Clambering
Clamber Clam"ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.] To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]

The narrow street that clambered toward the mill. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • clambering — /klam beuhr ing, klam euhr /, adj. Bot. of or pertaining to plants that creep or climb like vines, but without benefit of tendrils. [CLAMBER + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • clambering — clam·ber || klæmbÉ™ n. difficult climb or ascent v. climb with hands and feet, scramble, scale …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • clamber — [[t]klæ̱mbə(r)[/t]] clambers, clambering, clambered VERB If you clamber somewhere, you climb there with difficulty, usually using your hands as well as your feet. [V prep/adv] They clambered up the stone walls of a steeply terraced olive grove …   English dictionary

  • Clamber — Clam ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.] To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clamber — Clam ber, n. The act of clambering. T. Moore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clamber — Clam ber, v. t. To ascend by climbing with difficulty. [1913 Webster] Clambering the walls to eye him. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clambered — Clamber Clam ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.] To climb with difficulty, or with hands and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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