fifi hook


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fifi hook

(ˈfiːfiː)
n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering a metal hook at the top of an étrier for attaching it to a peg and also connected by a cord to the climber's harness to pull the étrier up and prevent it being dropped. Also called: fifi
[C20: of unknown origin]
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