Definition of Monkey ladder

1. Noun. A light ladder to the monkey bridge on a ship.

Generic synonyms: Ladder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkey Ladder

monkey bars
monkey boy
monkey boys
monkey bread
monkey breads
monkey bridge
monkey business
monkey diseases
monkey dog
monkey flip
monkey hand
monkey humping a football
monkey in the middle
monkey jacket
monkey jackets
monkey ladder (current term)
monkey malaria
monkey nut
monkey on one's back
monkey patch
monkey patched
monkey patches
monkey patching
monkey pinscher
monkey pod
monkey puzzle
monkey see, monkey do
monkey trail
monkey trails
monkey trap

Literary usage of Monkey ladder

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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 ..."

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