accommodation ladder

noun

Definition of accommodation ladder

: a light ladder or stairway hung over the side of a ship for ascending from or descending to small boats

First Known Use of accommodation ladder

1744, in the meaning defined above

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“Accommodation ladder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accommodation%20ladder. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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