Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of climbing.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • There were beautiful things in them that I wish I had time to tell you about – such as climbings and discoveries and books with pictures, and a bureau with a secret drawer.

    The House of Arden

  • Bottom; but did find safe places in the downward way where they built them Houses, and made to live, and begot them children; and these grew up to that life of constant and great climbings, and of hard workings upon The Road, which was the One Intent of that

    The Night Land

  • Not only were there long solitary walks and hill-climbings, but on several occasions he had heard up the lake at midnight, as if under her windows, a flageolet playing a little Indian air to which Julia Mannering was partial.

    Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

  • [Footnote B: Even Stevenson acknowledged secrecy in his earlier climbings.]

    Conversation What to Say and How to Say it

  • Chupcha to be ten miles from Panga, and 8,000 feet high, the greatest height we crossed being 8,600 feet, and this day we were told, that all our climbings had ceased.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • When we had picked enough, we sat down on the moss-grown stones at the end of a long arcade, where it opened out on the harvest-golden valley below us, our jaws exercising themselves vigorously on the spoil of our climbings.

    The Story Girl

  • Maud with her venturous climbings and tumbles and childish escapes,

    Maud. Part I

  • When we had picked enough, we sat down on the moss-grown stones at the end of a long arcade, where it opened out on the harvest-golden valley below us, our jaws exercising themselves vigorously on the spoil of our climbings.

    The Story Girl

  • In the course of his climbings Dave presently came to a new turn, one which had before escaped his attention.

    Dave Porter in the Gold Fields The Search for the Landslide Mine

  • He must be next best thing to an Alp, and I have read of his climbings with envious delight.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.