• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Clamper An instrument of iron, with sharp prongs, attached to a boot or shoe to enable the wearer to walk securely upon ice; a creeper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n clamper A contrivance consisting of a frame of iron having sharp prongs on the lower part, fastened to the sole of the shoe or boot, to prevent slipping on the ice. Also called creeper, and in the United States calk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Clamper klam′pėr to botch up.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Der. unknown; prob. conn. with Clamp, a piece of timber, &c.


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Inside look at a handbell , clamper and all.
Inside look at a handbell, clamper and all.