climban

sv/t3 3rd pres climbeþ past clamb/clumbon ptp geclumben to climb

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • clomb — I. Etymology: clomb, past, from Middle English, alteration of clamb, from Old English, past of climban to climb; clomb, past participle, from Middle English, alteration of clomben, clumben, from Old English clumben, past participle of climban… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Climbed — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Climbing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clomb — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clamber — intransitive verb (clambered; clambering) Etymology: Middle English clambren; akin to Old English climban to climb Date: 14th century to climb awkwardly (as by scrambling) < clambered over the rocks > • clamberer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • climb — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English climban; probably akin to Old English clifian to adhere more at cleave Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to go upward with gradual or continuous progress ; rise, ascend <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Old English phonology — This article is part of a series on: Old English Dialects …   Wikipedia

  • Klimmen — Klimmen, verb. reg. et irreg. neutr. welches im letztern Falle im Imperf. ich klomm, und im Mittelw. geklommen hat. Es bekommt das Hülfswort seyn, und wird im Oberdeutschen und in der höhern und dichterischen Schreibart der Hochdeutschen für… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • climb — climbable, adj. /kluym/, v.i. 1. to go up or ascend, esp. by using the hands and feet or feet only: to climb up a ladder. 2. to rise slowly by or as if by continued effort: The car laboriously climbed to the top of the mountain. 3. to ascend or… …   Universalium

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