hatchway

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noun hatch·way \ ˈhach-ˌwā \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of hatchway

:a passage giving access usually by a ladder or stairs to an enclosed space (such as a cellar); also :hatch 2a

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First Known Use of hatchway

circa 1620


HATCHWAY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of hatchway for English Language Learners

  • : an opening or passage into an enclosed space (such as a cellar or an attic)


HATCHWAY Defined for Kids

hatchway

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noun hatch·way \ ˈhach-ˌwā \

Definition of hatchway for Students

:a hatch usually having a ladder or stairs


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