climbing irons


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climbing irons

[′klīm·iŋ ‚ī·ərnz]
(design engineering)
Spikes attached to a steel framework worn on shoes to climb wooden utility poles and trees.
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In a combat situation, you should take a climbing rope, a 20-25 foot reepschnur, two-three carabiners, a pair of climbing irons, glasses, and a pick.
He was charged with possessing four peregrine falcon eggs and five raven eggs, as well as egg-collecting equipment, including nine books and a pair of tree climbing irons.