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clamper

[ klam-per ]
/ ˈklæm pər /

noun

a clamp; pincer.
a spiked metal plate worn on the sole of a shoe to prevent slipping on ice.

Nearby words

clamp down, clamp down on, clamp forceps, clamp-down, clampdown, clamper, clamshell, clamshell door, clamworm, clan, clancy

Origin of clamper

First recorded in 1815–25; clamp + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for clamper

clamper

/ (ˈklæmpə) /

noun

a spiked metal frame fastened to the sole of a shoe to prevent slipping on ice
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