aisleway

noun

aisle·​way ˈī(-ə)l-ˌwā How to pronounce aisleway (audio)
plural aisleways
: a passage (as in a store, theater, or airplane) where people walk : aisle
The gentle slope of the aisleway propelled me to the stage.Kim Ventura
[Calgary] Co-op has also broadened its on-the-spot sampling trays to include items such as jicama and clementines and, at least on opening day, an aisleway-clogging demo from Tom Spoletini of the Spolumbo sausage makers.John Gilchrist

Word History

Etymology

aisle + way entry 1

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aisleway was in 1872

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Cite this Entry

“Aisleway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aisleway. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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