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extension-ladder

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See aërial truck.

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Examples

  • Up from the street, while the crew of the truck company were laboring with the heavy extension-ladder that at its longest stretch was many feet too short, crept four men upon long, slender poles with cross-bars, iron-hooked at the end.

    Children of the Tenements

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