alpenstock definition

  • noun:
    • an extended staff with an iron point, used by hill climbers.
    • a stout flexible walking stick with a metal point, employed by hill climbers and walkers in hilly or unequal surface
    • A long staff, pointed with metal, utilized in climbing the Alps.
    • A long, stout staff pointed with iron, originally used by the Alpine mountaineers, and from now on usually adopted by mountain-climbers.
    • a stout staff with a metal point; employed by hill climbers
    • a lengthy staff with an iron point, employed by hill climbers.
    • a stout flexible walking-stick with a metal point, used by mountain climbers and walkers in hilly or irregular terrain
    • an extended staff, pointed with metal, used in climbing the Alps.
    • a lengthy, stout staff pointed with metal, originally employed by the Alpine mountaineers, now generally speaking adopted by mountain-climbers.
    • a stout staff with a metal point; employed by mountain climbers

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