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Definition of Alpenstock

Alpenstock
Alpenstock Al"pen*stock`, n. [G.; Alp, gen. pl. Alpen + stock stick.] A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the Alps. --Cheever.

Meaning of Alpenstock from wikipedia

- An alpenstock is a long wooden pole with an iron spike tip, used by shepherds for travel on snowfields and glaciers in the Alps since the Middle Ages....
- the hillside and trenches to bury an ice axe belay. The long-handled alpenstock was a predecessor to the modern ice axe. An ice axe is not only used as...
- of striding, and as a defence against wild animals. Also known as an alpenstock, from its origins in mountaineering in the Alps, such a walking stick...
- W. Joyce). An alpeen or ailpeen (Irish: ailpín) is glossed as. "thick alpenstock", "ashplant", "club", "heavy stick". Barry, Michael (2013). Dublin's Strangest...
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- for our instruction are now wielding the gun on a Scotch moor or the Alpenstock on a Swiss mountain. Work is left to feebler hands. ... In those months...
- ascents Knots Mount Hood incidents Terminology Terminology Abseiling Alpenstock Anchor Approach shoe Ascender Bachar ladder Belay device Belaying Bolt...
- ascents Knots Mount Hood incidents Terminology Terminology Abseiling Alpenstock Anchor Approach shoe Ascender Bachar ladder Belay device Belaying Bolt...
- them with photographic evidence of their affair, and beating him with an alpenstock until he is blind. With Ada having married Andrey Vinelander, Van occupies...
- novelist Margaret Fuller (1810–1850, US), feminist Mary Eliza Fullerton (Alpenstock, 1868–1946, Au), feminist poet, fiction writer and columnist Alice Fulton...
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