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noun as in bridge

noun as in gangway

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Example Sentences

Adam Senatori remembers that long, cold walk down the gangplank.

She stood at the base of the ship's gangplank, against what sun still washed the horizon.

The gangplank swung out as I stepped on the deck, the air shrilling with the chirp of whistles and the creak of pulleys.

As soon as the gangplank was run out, Mr. James boarded the vessel, and coming up to them introduced himself.

I wonder if your Dr. Morgan saw Hans' footprint on the gangplank or the print of his thumb in a booking-office, or what.

A slender young man in a green jacket and cream-colored slacks was standing near the foot of the gangplank.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gangplank, such as: link, overpass, platform, arch, bond, and branch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.