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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Climber  \Climb"er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  climbs: 
  a  (Bot.)  A  plant  that  climbs. 
  b  (Zo["o]l.)  A  bird  that  climbs,  as  a  woodpecker  or  a 
  parrot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Climber  \Climb"er\,  v.  i.  [From  {Climb};  cf  {Clamber}.] 
  To  climb;  to  mount  with  effort;  to  clamber.  [Obs.]  --Tusser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  climber 
  n  1:  a  vine  or  climbing  plant  that  readily  grows  up  a  support  or 
  over  other  plants 
  2:  someone  seeking  social  prominence  by  obsequious  behavior 
  [syn:  {social  climber}] 
  3:  someone  who  climbs  as  a  sport 
  4:  an  iron  spike  attached  to  the  shoe  to  prevent  slipping  on 
  ice  when  walking  or  climbing  [syn:  {crampon},  {crampoon}, 
  {climbing  iron}] 




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