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(Nautical Terms) another name for Jacob's ladder2
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|Noun||1.||jack ladder - (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps|
ladder - steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
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