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stepladder

noun step·lad·der \ˈstep-ˌla-dər\

: a ladder that has wide, flat steps and two pairs of legs which are connected at the top and that opens at the bottom so that it can stand without being attached to or supported by something else

Full Definition of STEPLADDER

:  a ladder that has broad flat steps and two pairs of legs connected by a hinge at the top and that opens at the bottom to become freestanding

First Known Use of STEPLADDER

1751

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