Definition of Crampoons

1. n. pl. A clutch formed of hooked pieces of iron, like double calipers, for raising stones, lumber, blocks of ice, etc.



Definition of Crampoons

1. Noun. (plural of crampoon) ¹

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Definition of Crampoons

1. crampoon [n] - See also: crampoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crampoons

crampedness
crampet
crampets
crampfish
crampfishes
crampier
crampiest
crampiness
cramping
crampit
crampits
crampon
cramponee
crampons
crampoon
crampoons (current term)
cramps
crampy
crams
cran
cran-
cranachan
cranachans
cranage
cranages
cranapple
cranberries
cranberry
cranberry bush
cranberry culture

Literary usage of Crampoons

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1. A Tour Through the Pyrenees by Hippolyte Taine (1875)
"... barefoot, that they might make no noise, well armed with cutlasses, crampoons and several slender rope-ladders; and, adroit as foxes, they had stolen to ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"J. The chape at the bottom of the scabbard of a broadsword. crampoons, (kram'-pooni) ns Iron instruments ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"... in its native mountains, which, by-the-way, are of very modest elevation and easy accessibility. The man in the foreground is buckling his crampoons, ..."

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