Gangplank



[gang-plangk] /ˈgæŋˌplæŋk/

noun
1.
a flat or small, movable, bridgelike structure for use by persons boarding or leaving a ship at a pier.
/ˈɡæŋˌplæŋk/
noun
1.
(nautical) a portable bridge for boarding and leaving a vessel at dockside
n.

1846, American English, from gang + plank. Replacing earlier gang-board.

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