crampoon

Definitions of crampoon
  1. noun
    a hinged pair of curved iron bars; used to raise heavy objects
    synonyms: crampon
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    type of:
    grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron
    a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
  2. noun
    an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
    synonyms: climber, climbing iron, crampon
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    type of:
    spike
    sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
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