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(Nautical Terms) a rope ladder, set of steps, etc, by which a boat may be boarded at sea
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|Noun||1.||sea ladder - (nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard|
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