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companionway

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noun com·pan·ion·way \-yən-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of companionway

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of companionway

  1. :  a ship's stairway from one deck to another

Origin and Etymology of companionway

3companion


First Known Use: 1822


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