air well

noun

: a court enclosed within walls and open at the top for supplying air to windows

called also air shaft

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air well was in 1864

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“Air well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20well. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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