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Definition of Ladderlike
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Literary usage of Ladderlike
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1. The Autobiography of Nathaniel Southgate Shaler by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, Sophia Penn Page Shaler (1909)
"My guide led me to his house, entered through dark and unsavory ways and several ladderlike steps. The larger room was the place of abode, ..."
2. Travels in West Africa: Congo Français, Corisco and Cameroons by Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1897)
"... lying athwart the great parallel terraces over which, ladderlike, the neighbouring Congo has cut its bed on its way to the ocean. ..."
3. America in the East: A Glance at Our History, Prospects, Problems, and by William Elliot Griffis (1899)
"At the right moment Casey gave the order, and up the ladderlike cliffs our men rushed amid a rain of ..."
4. London Society (1879)
"... side by ladderlike steps cut out of the chalk. Let me here gratefully commemorate a certain little grove which I found near ..."