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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamber  \Clam"ber\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clambered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Clambering}.]  [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. 
 
  The  narrow  street  that  clambered  toward  the  mill. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamber  \Clam"ber\,  n. 
  The  act  of  clambering.  --T.  Moore. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamber  \Clam"ber\,  v.  t. 
  To  ascend  by  climbing  with  difficulty. 
 
  Clambering  the  walls  to  eye  him  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clamber 
  n  :  an  awkward  climb;  "reaching  the  crest  was  a  real  clamber" 
  v  :  climb  awkwardly,  as  if  by  scrambling  [syn:  {scramble},  {shin}, 
  {shinny},  {skin},  {struggle},  {sputter}] 




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