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Alpenstock, alp′n-stok, n. a long stick or staff used by travellers in climbing the Alps.
But the ant makes his long excursion with neither alpenstock nor luncheon, and without sleeping or even resting on the way.
Soon he had them packed and strapped to his back and was trudging in happy mood down the mountain, alpenstock in hand.Moni the Goat Boy and Other Stories|Johanna Spyri
The guide went first, driving the horse before him, and Rollo followed, with his alpenstock in his hand.Rollo in Switzerland|Jacob Abbott
The painter makes excuses for the disciples not recognising their Master by naïvely dressing Him as a tourist with an alpenstock.