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Scores of men caught in the intricate maze of compartments and companionways belowdecks are trapped and die, many of them needlessly.
George grabs his shoulder — The Shivering Soldier smashes his elbow into George’s face, sending him flying backwards down the companionway — Peter pulls the Shivering Soldier away from the wheel.
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COMPANIONWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of companionway for English Language Learners
: a stairway on a ship that connects one deck to another
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