Definition of Rope ladder

1. Noun. A ladder with side pieces of rope.

Generic synonyms: Ladder



Definition of Rope ladder

1. Noun. A flexible ladder, constructed of rope, often with wooden rungs, suspended from the top ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope Ladder

ropalocytosis
rope
rope's-end
rope's-ended
rope's-ending
rope's-ends
rope-a-dope
rope-a-dopes
rope-maker
rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder (current term)
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark
ropebridge
roped
ropedancer
ropedancers
ropedancing

Literary usage of Rope ladder

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1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"They got a long rope ladder. They hoped they might be able to let it down somewhere in the poor man's neighborhood from one of the overhanging cliffs. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1821)
"In order to make this rope ladder, stiff loops, large enough to admit the foot, are spliced into a rope at the distance of a foot and a half from each other ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"It was evident to La Tude that the rope ladder would so vibrate, ... Next day, immediately after dinner, they fitted up the rope ladder, and hid it under ..."

4. Gymnastics for Youth, Or, A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing by Johann Christoph Friedrich Guts Muths, Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1803)
"There is still greater difficulty in ascending the slack rope-ladder, fixed at the top alone. It requires an extraordinary exertion of the hands and arms, ..."

5. Gymnastics for Youth: Or A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing by Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1800)
"... the flack rope-ladder, fixed at the top alone. It requires an extraordinary exertion of the hands and arms, for they muft ..."

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