Sentence Examples with the word clamber

I stepped on it, but it bent and gave way and I began to clamber up a fence which I could scarcely reach with my hands.

Now, it is no very easy matter for anybody--except those who are almost hourly used to it, like whalemen--to clamber up a ship's side from a boat on the open sea; for the great swells now lift the boat high up towards the bulwarks, and then instantaneously drop it half way down to the kelson.