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companionway

companionway

noun com·pan·ion·way \-yən-ˌwā\

: a stairway on a ship that connects one deck to another

Full Definition of COMPANIONWAY

:  a ship's stairway from one deck to another

Origin of COMPANIONWAY

3companion
First Known Use: 1822

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