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Jacob's Ladder

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Noun

2. jack ladder, jacob's ladder, pilot ladder

(nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

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Jacob's Ladder

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noun
1. Old Testament
the ladder reaching up to heaven that Jacob saw in a dream (Genesis 28:12–17)
2. Also called: jack ladder
a ladder made of wooden or metal steps supported by ropes or chains
3. 
a North American polemoniaceous plant, Polemonium caeruleum, with blue flowers and a ladder-like arrangement of leaves
4. 
any of several similar or related plants

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Jacob's Ladder

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1.  Bible
the ladder from earth to heaven that Jacob saw in a dream: Gen. 28:12
2. 
a portable ladder used on ships and having, typically, wooden rungs and rope or wire sides
3. 
any of several plants (genus Polemonium) of the phlox family, with pinnately compound leaves and small, blue, bell-shaped flowers
4. 
carrion flower (sense 1)

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Jacob's Ladder

see synonyms of jacob's ladder
n.
1. Nautical A rope or chain ladder with rigid rungs.
2. Any of various plants of the genus Polemonium, especially P. caeruleum, having bell-shaped usually blue flowers and alternate, pinnately compound leaves with numerous leaflets.

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