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sea ladder

noun
1.
a set of rungs fixed to the side of a vessel, forming a ladder from the weather deck to the water line.
Origin of sea ladder
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • This delayed him somewhat in getting down the sea ladder, performing the feat with one free hand being rather awkward.

    The Battleship Boys at Sea Frank Gee Patchin
British Dictionary definitions for sea ladder

sea ladder

noun
1.
a rope ladder, set of steps, etc, by which a boat may be boarded at sea
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