(sometimes initial capital letters) a church free from state control.
(sometimes initial capital letters) a dissenting or nonconforming church.
(initial capital letters). Also, Free Kirk. (in Scotland) the church established by those who left the Church of Scotland in 1843.
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letters) a member of a free church. 2. (initial capital letters) a member of the Free Church of Scotland.
noun 1. a city having an independent government and forming a sovereign state by itself. noun 1. a sovereign or autonomous city; city-state
verb, noun to rock- or mountain-climb using only hands, feet, and natural holds and without aids such as spikes and ladders; also, this type of rock- or mountain-climbing Examples Ropes are used only for protection in a free-climb. Usage Note free climbing n
- Free climbing
noun 1. (mountaineering) climbing without using pitons, étriers, etc, as direct aids to ascent, but using ropes, belays, etc, at discretion for security Compare aid climbing noun rock climbing using natural holds, without assistive devices such as pegs, but sometimes with ropes for protection only