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Definition: Ladder beetle
(l[a^]d"d[~e]r), n. [OE. laddre, AS.
hl[=ae]der, hl[=ae]dder; akin to OFries. hladder, OHG.
leitara, G. leiter, and from the root of E. lean, v.
[root]40. See Lean
, v. i., and cf. Climax
1. A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for
ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which
are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps.
Some the engines play,
And some, more bold, mount ladders to the fire.
2. That which resembles a ladder in form or use; hence, that
by means of which one attains to eminence; as, to climb
the corporate ladder.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Lowliness is young ambition's ladder. --Shak.
. See under Fish
(Zo["o]l.), an American leaf beetle
). The elytra are silvery white,
striped and spotted with green; the under wings are
rose-colored. It feeds upon the linden tree.
, an iron rail at the side of a vertical fixed
ladder, to grasp with the hand in climbing.
(Zo["o]l.), a spiral marine shell of the genus
. See Scalaria