chockstone noun mountaineering

  1. a stone securely jammed in a crack. It may vary in size from a pebble to a large boulder
  2. another name for chock (def. 3)

Examples from the Web for chockstone Historical Examples of chockstone

  • With immense labour I found a chockstone above my head, and managed to force my foot free.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • Chockstone: a northern word for a stone wedged between the sides of a gully.

    Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 – England

    W. P. Haskett Smith

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