Definition of rutway

: a way for the passage and guidance of wheeled vehicles formed by stone blocks laid end to end in parallel lines

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First Known Use of rutway

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rutway

rut entry 3 + way

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“Rutway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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