RATLINE

Horizontal lines run along the shrouds to form a ladder for the crew to use in getting up into the rigging.
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Ratline

Ratlines are climbing aids in rigging of sailing vessels similar to a rope ladder. Ratline or ratlines may also refer to: ...
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ratline

[n] - a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship
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ratline

ratlin noun (nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft
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Ratline

A ratline is a small rope that traverses the shrouds horizontally serving as a step for sailors climbing the rigging in a sailing ship.
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ratline

small rope forming a rung of a rope ladder on a ship
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ratline

small rope forming a rung of a rope ladder on a ship
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