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gangplank

noun gang·plank \ˈgaŋ-ˌplaŋk\

: a board or other structure that people walk on to get on or off a ship

Full Definition of GANGPLANK

:  a movable bridge used in boarding or leaving a ship at a pier

First Known Use of GANGPLANK

1846
GANGPLANK Defined for Kids

gangplank

noun gang·plank \ˈgaŋ-ˌplaŋk\

Definition of GANGPLANK for Kids

:  a movable bridge from a ship to the shore

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