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clomb


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Climb  \Climb\  (kl[imac]m),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Climbed} 
  (kl[imac]md),  Obs.  or  Vulgar  {Clomb}  (kl[o^]m);  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Climbing}.]  [AS.  climban  akin  to  OHG.  chlimban  G.  &  D. 
  klimmen  Icel.  kl[=i]fa,  and  E.  cleave  to  adhere.] 
  1.  To  ascend  or  mount  laboriously,  esp.  by  use  of  the  hands 
  and  feet. 
 
  2.  To  ascend  as  if  with  effort;  to  rise  to  a  higher  point. 
 
  Black  vapors  climb  aloft,  and  cloud  the  day 
  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  To  ascend  or  creep  upward  by  twining  about  a 
  support,  or  by  attaching  itself  by  tendrils,  rootlets, 
  etc.,  to  a  support  or  upright  surface. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clomb  \Clomb\,  Clomben  \Clomb"en\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Climb}  (for  climbed).  [Obs.] 
 
  The  sonne,  he  sayde,  is  clomben  up  on  hevene. 
  --Chaucer.