Definition of etrier in English:
A short rope ladder with a few rungs of wood or metal.
- Thanks to some well-rigged safety lines and etriers, and some coaching from my teammates, I was able to negotiate the series without problem and reach the rope for the thirty-foot climb up into the Bratwurst Passage.
- We'd a tiny hammer for setting stud bolts, a drill and massive battery brought in with considerable effort, and a set of etriers.
1950s: from French étrier 'stirrup'.
Definition of etrier in:
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