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noun as in walking stick


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Alpenstock, alp′n-stok, n. a long stick or staff used by travellers in climbing the Alps.

But the ant makes his long excursion with neither alpenstock nor luncheon, and without sleeping or even resting on the way.

Soon he had them packed and strapped to his back and was trudging in happy mood down the mountain, alpenstock in hand.

The guide went first, driving the horse before him, and Rollo followed, with his alpenstock in his hand.

The painter makes excuses for the disciples not recognising their Master by naïvely dressing Him as a tourist with an alpenstock.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alpenstock, such as: cane, crutch, handstaff, shillelagh, staff, and stick.

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