sea ladder


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sea ladder

n
(Nautical Terms) a rope ladder, set of steps, etc, by which a boat may be boarded at sea
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Noun1.sea ladder - (nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboardsea ladder - (nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
accommodation ladder - (nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside
ladder - steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
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He dropped his Hermes into the ocean on D-day afternoon as he was returning to the Eldorado and was jumping from a bobbing press boat to the sea ladder.
Dangling on the sea ladder halfway up the tall ship, Crocker began yelling, hoping someone would hear.
Similarly, each spring a number of sea lions take up residence near dams and sea ladders along the coasts of Washington and Oregon, where they gorge on salmon and steelhead trout, species that are already stressed.