Definition of Prusik

1. Noun. (climbing) a friction hitch ¹



2. Verb. (climbing) To climb a rope using a prusik. ¹

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Definition of Prusik

1. to climb using mountaineering slings [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prusik

pruriency
pruriently
pruriginous
prurigo
prurigos
pruritic
prurition
pruritions
pruritis
pruritogenic
pruritus
pruritus ani
prurituses
prusik (current term)
prusiked
prusiking
prusiks
prussianise
prussianised
prussianises
prussianising
prussianization
prussianize
prussianized
prussianizes
prussianizing
prussiate
prussiates

Literary usage of Prusik

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1. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1888)
"prusik, a Bohemian scholar, has tried to explain i as follows. He connects the -ero with the -ginta in the Latii form nonaginta, and the Greek ..."

2. The Literary Year-book by Joseph Jacobs (1907)
"Translated by B. prusik, pt. 2, sect. 2 of Anglicka Knihovna, edited by Josef Bartos. Prag. 1904 The Pilgrim's Scrip. ..."

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