clamber

[klam-ber, klam-er]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to climb, using both feet and hands; climb with effort or difficulty.
noun
2.
an act or instance of clambering.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English clambren, equivalent to clamb- (akin to climb) + -r- -er6 + -en infinitive suffix

clamberer, noun
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clamber (ˈklæmbə)
 
vb (usually foll by up, over, etc)
1.  to climb (something) awkwardly, esp by using both hands and feet
 
n
2.  a climb performed in this manner
 
[C15: probably a variant of climb]
 
'clamberer
 
n

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clamber
late 14c., possibly frequentative of M.E. climben "to climb," or akin to O.N. klembra "to hook (oneself) on."
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Example sentences
Indomitable ambition impels him to clamber up over the hopes and bodies of his
  fellow-workers.
He has proved before that he can clamber back out of a hole.
It emerged from foliage on the side of an impossibly steep cliff and proceeded
  to clamber up the slope without much difficulty.
After-images of travesties that clamber into my brain and breed.
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