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gangplank

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
gangplankgang‧plank /ˈɡæŋplæŋk/ noun [countable]  TTWa board for walking on between a boat and the shore, or between two boats
Examples from the Corpus
gangplankOily water glittered through gaps in the teak boards as we climbed the gangplank.Now the stranger was standing on the quayside, watching several straining seamen carry a large, brass-bound chest down the gangplank.The holder of the arm walks slightly to the rear of him down the gangplank.Finally Fran led the way down the gangplank, feeling waves of tiredness washing over her.He dropped the gangplank over the stern and wheeled the motor cycle down.Papa carried Peach up the gangplank and Peach carried her precious case.The gangplank that linked the slipway to the boat shifted to and fro with a grating sound.
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