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synonyms for alpenstock

  • cane
  • crutch
  • handstaff
  • shillelagh
  • staff
  • stick
  • walking aid
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How to use alpenstock in a sentence

Alpenstock, alp′n-stok, n. a long stick or staff used by travellers in climbing the Alps.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
But the ant makes his long excursion with neither alpenstock nor luncheon, and without sleeping or even resting on the way.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, AUGUST, 1885VARIOUS
Soon he had them packed and strapped to his back and was trudging in happy mood down the mountain, alpenstock in hand.
MONI THE GOAT BOY AND OTHER STORIESJOHANNA SPYRI
The guide went first, driving the horse before him, and Rollo followed, with his alpenstock in his hand.
ROLLO IN SWITZERLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The painter makes excuses for the disciples not recognising their Master by naïvely dressing Him as a tourist with an alpenstock.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
They tried to tie the man with ropes, but he was too strong for them, and used his alpenstock against them, and it was no good.
ADVENTURES ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLDMRS. AUBREY LE BLOND
As it was, he found one goat missing when he went to house them, and again he had to take his alpenstock and try what he could do.
PRINCE LAZYBONES AND OTHER STORIESMRS. W. J. HAYS
Going up the Arête the pause between each step, whilst the alpenstock was being driven in, was sufficiently long to afford a rest.
AN IMPROMPTU ASCENT OF MONT BLANCW. H. LE MESURIER
The alpenstock was jerked violently out of his hand, and went glissading down the snow for a distance of a hundred yards at least.
AN IMPROMPTU ASCENT OF MONT BLANCW. H. LE MESURIER
Once on trying to fix my alpenstock I found that it was coated with an enamel of ice, and slipped through my wet gloves.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
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WORDS RELATED TO ALPENSTOCK

  • alpenstock
  • cane
  • crutch
  • handstaff
  • shillelagh
  • staff
  • stick
  • walking aid
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