jack ladder

IPA: dʒˈækɫˈædɝ


  • (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

Examples of "jack-ladder" in Sentences

  • From the pond they are hauled up out of the water on to a "jack-ladder," by means of an endless chain, provided with saddles or spurs which engage the logs and draw them up into the second story on to the log slip, Fig. 36.

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