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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alpenstock  \Al"pen*stock`\,  n.  [G.;  Alp,  gen.  pl  Alpen  +  stock 
  stick.] 
  A  long  staff,  pointed  with  iron,  used  in  climbing  the  Alps. 
  --Cheever. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alpenstock 
  n  :  a  stout  staff  with  a  metal  point;  used  by  mountain  climbers 




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