fifi hook

noun

mountaineering a metal hook at the top of an étrier for attaching it to a peg and also connected by a cord to the climber's harness to pull the étrier up and prevent it being dropped

Nearby words

  1. fiesta taurina,
  2. fiesta ware,
  3. fifa,
  4. fife,
  5. fife rail,
  6. fifo,
  7. fifteen,
  8. fifteen men on the dead man's chest — / yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!,
  9. fifteenth,
  10. fifteenth amendment

Word Origin for fifi hook

C20: of unknown origin

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