Definition of Ladder-proof
1. Adjective. (of hosiery) resistant to runs or (in Britain) ladders.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladder-proof
Literary usage of Ladder-proof
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1. Graphics Applied to Arithmetic, Mensuration and Statics by George Charles Turner (1908)
"Bisect PQ at S and join RS; then US is the direction of the ladder. Proof. Replace the beam by a light rod with equal loads at the ends. In Fig. ..."
2. The American Bibliopolist (1871)
"The Matrimonial Ladder, proof before letters ; Imperial (German) Piety ; Bright Reform Bomb ; Trying to cure a Bear ; Hans of Iceland, curious woodcut, ..."
3. Some Gospel Principles: In Ten Lectures by Charles Henry Appleton Dall (1856)
"\Ve want no ladder proof of it than i» teethe people ol this l»nd ; this all-glorious land, silling in darkness and [he shadow of de»tl>. ..."
4. Fighting a Fireby Charles T. Hill by Charles T. Hill (1897)
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