lady's ladder

variants: or ladies' ladder

Definition of lady's ladder

: shrouds in which the ratlines are placed unusually close together

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First Known Use of lady's ladder

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Lady's ladder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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