companionway

noun com·pan·ion·way \ kəm-ˈpan-yən-ˌwā \

Definition of companionway

:a ship's stairway from one deck to another

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companionway

noun

Definition of companionway for English Language Learners

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


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