jack ladder


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jack ladder

n
(Nautical Terms) another name for Jacob's ladder2
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.jack ladder - (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
ladder - steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
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