Definition of Monkey ladder
1. Noun. A light ladder to the monkey bridge on a ship.
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Literary usage of Monkey ladder
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Arboreal Man by Frederic Wood Jones (1916)
"But in other places coconuts are not gathered—they are permitted to fall when ripe, and then no monkey ladder is made upon the trees. ..."
2. Round about Rio: A Novel by Frank De Yeaux Carpenter (1884)
"But all of the monkeys being in retirement at that hour, the Naturalist could only offer the boy the paltry satisfaction of a "monkey ladder. ..."
3. Atlantic Classics (1918)
"Long before the first Spaniard sailed up the neighboring river, the monkey-ladder had thrown its spirals aloft, and through all the centuries, all the years ..."
4. Jungle Peace by William Beebe (1918)
"When the air cleared I saw that the monkey- ladder had vanished and I knew that its yards upon yards of length lay coiled and crushed among the ferns and ..."
5. Jungle Night by William Beebe (1918)
"When the air cleared I saw that the monkey-ladder had vanished and I knew that its yards upon yards of length lay coiled and crushed among the ferns and ..."