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Alpenstock

Definition of the noun alpenstock

What does alpenstock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alpenstocks

  1. a stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: staff = a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • part: point / peak / tip = a V shape

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Google previewA hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont. [by J. Murray. 1st] -5th, 7th-10th, 12th, 14th-16th, 18th, 19th ed. [2 issues of the 18th ed. The 16th and 18th eds. are in 2 pt.]. (1838)

by John Murray, John Murray (publishers.)

The alpenstock is an almost indispensable companion upon mountain journeys, and may be procured everywhere in Switzerland for 2 fr.

Google previewA hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savory and Piedmont, including the Protestant Valleys of the Waldenses (1838)

by John Murray (Firm)

The alpenstock is an almost indispensable companion upon mountain journeys, and may be procured everywhere in Switzerland for 2 fr. It is a stout pole, about 6 ft. long, with an iron spike at one end for use, and a chamois' horn for show at ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Review (1829)

rt TIE Alpenstock is the name of the long iron-spiked pole, ' in common use on the Alps, in the hands of the chamois- ' hunter, the crystal-hunter, and the pedestrian traveller ; and ' therefore not an unfitting symbol of the pursuits of one of the ...

Google previewFour Great Plays of Henrik Ibsen (2016)

A Doll's House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The M by Henrick Ibsen

An alpenstock is a long wooden walking staff tipped with a point of iron, originally used for climbing in the Alps. 2. on the weather vane: Church towers are traditionally topped by a weather vane. To crown the vane with a wreath, the master ...

Google previewThe Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont (1811)

Including the Protestant Valleys of the Waldenses by John Murray (Firm)

The alpenstock is an almost indispensable companion upon mountain journeys, and may be procured everywhere in Switzerland for 2 fr. It is a stout pole, about 6 ft.

Google previewThe Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] (1829)

' HPHE Alpenstock is the name of the long iron-spiked pole, ' in common use on the Alps, in the hands of the chamois- ' hunter, the crystal-hunter, and the pedestrian traveller; ...

Google previewA Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont Including the Protestant Valleys of the Waldenses (1838)

The alpenstock is an almost indispensable companion upon mountain journeys, and may be procured everywhere in Switzerland for 2 fr. It is a stout pole, about 6 ft. long, with an iron spike at one end for use, and a chamois' horn for show at ...

Google previewSandburrs (1970)

by Alfred Henry Lewis

The Alpenstock is a staff perhaps seven feet long, of ash> Very stout, with a hook upon one end and a spike in the other. In this hideous garb, in a stern sort of a way, as though they were leading a forlorn hope and never expected to escape ...

Google previewThe American Magazine (1884)

The alpenstock is a stout ash pole, six feet long, with an iron spike at one end, and is used as a staff and leaping- pole in climbing and descending the mountain -sides ; no excursionist can start out without one. Superb views are to be enjoyed ...

Google previewThe Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases (1891)

by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell

*alpenstock, sb.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Short Story (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock

provides an intriguing male counterpart to Winterbourne withhis Freudian brandishing ofhis "alpenstock," a hiking stick, ...

Google previewHal Leonard Pocket Rhyming Dictionary (2003)

by Jana Ranson

alpenstock, antilock, Antioch, hollyhock, Little Rock, Offenbach, poppycock, shuttlecock, weathercock. -aa-dahk (2) haddock, paddock, shaddock. -ehd-lahk ( 2) deadlock, dreadlock, headlock, wedlock. -aa-sahk (2) cassock, hassock.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

adz, alpenstock, awl, barb, bill, bodkin, burin, chisel, cleaver, clipper, colter, crampon, crochet, dibble, drawshave , ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

,astaff shod with iron,an alpenstock.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

aftershock airlock alpenstock antiknock Babcock bach balk Bangkok beanstalk bedrock blalock bloc block boardwalk bock burdock buttstock cakewalk calk catwalk caulk cellblock chalk chock clock cock cognac cornstalk countershock crock ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

stick, walking stick, staff, club, cudgel, alpenstock, rod, crook, shillelagh, crutch, ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

alpenstock amok baroque belock bemock billicock block bock broek chock “ chock-a-block ” clock cock crock dead-lock dock drock firelock flint-lock flock forelock frock half-cock hock hollyhock hough interlock ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

equivocal, focal, local, reciprocal, vocal Allocate, dislocate, equivocate, in- vocate, locate, reciprocate, suffocate Antioch, Enoch, epoch, loch, Moloch, pibroch Troche Ochre Atrocity, ferocity, precocity, reciprocity, velocity Alpenstock, bedrock, ...

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Alpenstock Meaning

Video shows what alpenstock means. a stout adjustable walking stick with a metal point, used by mountain climbers and walkers in hilly or uneven terrain.

Scrabble value of A1L1P3E1N1S1T1O1C3K5

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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