crampette
Crampet Cram"pet (kr?m"p?t), n. [See {Cramp},n.] 1. (Mil.) A cramp iron or cramp ring; a chape, as of a scabbard. [Written also {crampit} and {crampette}.] [1913 Webster]

2. One of the plates of iron, with attached spikes, forming a pair of crampoons; hence (Curling), an iron plate for a player to stand on when delivering the stones. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • crampette — [kʀɑ̃pɛt] n. f. ÉTYM. XXe; de crampe, 3. ❖ ♦ Fam. Érotique. Coït. 0 On trinque. À vos crampettes légitimes, dit Turandot. R. Queneau, Zazie dans le métro, p. 140 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • crampette — cramp·ette …   English syllables

  • crampette — …   Useful english dictionary

  • crampe — [ krɑ̃p ] n. f. • cramp adj. XIIIe; cranpe déb. XIIe; frq. °kramp;cf. all. Krampf → crampon ♦ Contraction douloureuse, involontaire et passagère d un muscle ou d un groupe de muscles. Nageur qui a une crampe au mollet. ♢ Crampe d estomac :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Crampet — Cram pet (kr?m p?t), n. [See {Cramp},n.] 1. (Mil.) A cramp iron or cramp ring; a chape, as of a scabbard. [Written also {crampit} and {crampette}.] [1913 Webster] 2. One of the plates of iron, with attached spikes, forming a pair of crampoons;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crampit — Crampet Cram pet (kr?m p?t), n. [See {Cramp},n.] 1. (Mil.) A cramp iron or cramp ring; a chape, as of a scabbard. [Written also {crampit} and {crampette}.] [1913 Webster] 2. One of the plates of iron, with attached spikes, forming a pair of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crampit — ˈkrampə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: alteration of crampette : a sheet of iron on which a player stands to deliver his stone in curling * * * crampˈet or crampˈit noun 1. A scabbard chape 2. A cramp iron …   Useful english dictionary

  • crampet — noun see crampette …   Useful english dictionary

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