clamber up (something)

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clamber up (something)

To climb something. Everyone else was able to clamber up the rope in gym class, but I struggled, thanks to my scrawny arms.
See also: clamber, up

clamber up (something)

to climb up something, especially in a particular way. The wall climbers clambered up the wall quickly. Tricia clambered up the ladder and cautiously went down again.
See also: clamber, up
References in classic literature ?
They clambered up the Council Rock together, and Mowgli spread the skin out on the flat stone where Akela used to sit, and pegged it down with four slivers of bamboo, and Akela lay down upon it, and called the old call to the Council, "Look--look well, O Wolves," exactly as he had called when Mowgli was first brought there.
Well, Ja should know his own business, I thought, and so I grasped the spear and clambered up toward the red man as rapidly as I could--being so far removed from my simian ancestors as I am.
One of the cherry tomato seeds germinated, clambered up the adjacent east-facing facade and is now covered with flowers and fruit.
As he clambered up to the tree house on land off Fernside Close, Almondbury, he pushed the ladder over.
The timorous beastie clambered up six feet before tiptoeing along a branch to reach the coconut and a prized and hard-earned Easter feast.
She clambered up, found paint, sprayed an SOS on the roof and after a few hours a helicopter rescued her.
It is thought that Kristian Reardon escaped through the brokenwindow and clambered up the embankment to raise the alarm.
Later, they clambered up the hill and collapsed at regular intervals.
That's when Redgrave clambered up the grassy slope in front of the grandstand and climbed into the crowd - in Pat Cash-Wimbledon style - to kiss his wife Ann and hug his three small children Zak, Natalie and Sophie.
The 24-year-old, facing robbery charges, is believed to have clambered up a rope through a small skylight in the cell, before escaping to freedom.
But the bright-coloured bird was spotted up a tree and John clambered up to get him.
Since the mother bird wasn't in sight, my daughter clambered up the tree.
Small children clambered up and down fire engines while their parents met firefighters, few of whom were actually on the shift that fought the Jan.