Definition of rope ladder in English:

rope ladder

Syllabification: rope lad·der

noun

Two parallel ropes connected by short crosspieces, typically made of wood or metal, used as a ladder.
More example sentences
  • Three men stole a ladder to break into the grounds of a mental hospital next to the prison, and then used a rope ladder to scale the 20 ft prison wall.
  • She made for the rope ladder and climbed back down.
  • Her duties included being taken by pilot boat and climbing a rope ladder, often in stormy conditions, to any boat in the Barry Roads which had a suspected case of infectious disease.

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