companionway


com·pan·ion·way

noun \-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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: company (noun)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: companion star
All Words Near: companionway

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up companionway? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More