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Noun, Verb (usu participle)


clamberv. i. [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. Clamp, Climb.].
     To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively.  [1913 Webster]
    "The narrow street that clambered toward the mill."  [1913 Webster]
     The act of clambering.  T. Moore.  [1913 Webster]
clamberv. t. 
     To ascend by climbing with difficulty.  [1913 Webster]
    "Clambering the walls to eye him."  [1913 Webster]


clamber, v. & n.
--v.intr. climb with hands and feet, esp. with difficulty or laboriously.
--n. a difficult climb.

ME, prob. f. clamb, obs. past tense of CLIMB




VB ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise, go up, get up, work one's way up, start up, shoot up, go into orbit, float up, bubble up, aspire, climb, clamber, ramp, scramble, escalade, surmount, shin, shinny, shinney, scale, scale the heights, raise, elevate, go aloft, fly aloft, tower, soar, take off, spring up, pop up, jump up, catapult upwards, explode upwards, hover, spire, plane, swim, float, surge, leap.

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