Definition of Crampoons. Meaning of Crampoons. Synonyms of Crampoons

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Definition of Crampoons

Crampoons Cram*poons" (kr[a^]m*p[=oo]nz"), n. pl. [F. crampon, fr. OHG. chramph crooked; akin to G. krampf cramp. See Cramp,n., and cf. Crampon.] 1. A clutch formed of hooked pieces of iron, like double calipers, for raising stones, lumber, blocks of ice, etc. 2. Iron instruments with sharp points, worn on the shoes to assist in gaining or keeping a foothold.

Meaning of Crampoons from wikipedia

- dexter (armsbearer's right, viewer's left) side, known as a cramp, or crampoon, in English heraldry, and a Maueranker in the German blazon (a "wall anchor"...
- middle of the forest (this charge is generally known as a “cramp” or “crampoon” in English heraldry, and is held to be a kind of brace for strengthening...