Definition of Piolet

1. Noun. An ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice.

Exact synonyms: Ice Ax, Ice Axe
Generic synonyms: Ax, Axe



Definition of Piolet

1. Noun. (climbing) An ice axe / ice ax. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Piolet

1. an ice ax [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piolet

pinwheeling
pinwheels
pinwork
pinworks
pinworm
pinworm vaginitis
pinworms
pinwrench
pinwrenches
pinxit
piny
pinyin
pinyon
pinyons
pioglitazone
piolet (current term)
piolets
pion
pioned
pioneer
pioneer axon
pioneer plant
pioneered
pioneering
pioneeringly
pioneers
pioner
pioners
pioney
pioneys

Literary usage of Piolet

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1. Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat (1874)
"MONSIEUR piolet. struck, and the Indians on the ladders began to batter both doors with their tomahawks. While in the act of striking for the third time, ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"piolet. Madagascar et les Hova. Description, Organization, Histoire. ... M. piolet, a former missionary amongst the Hova, gives a careful account of the ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"40° S. piolet, pe'6-la, Jean-Baptiste, French clergyman and author: b. ... Subsequently Dr. piolet was missionary in Wales and at Paray-le- Monial, ..."

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