hatchway

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noun hatch·way \ˈhach-ˌwā\

Definition of hatchway

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

First Known Use of hatchway

1626


HATCHWAY Defined for English Language Learners

hatchway

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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

  1. :  a hatch usually having a ladder or stairs



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