shipway

noun
ship·​way | \ ˈship-ˌwā How to pronounce shipway (audio) \

Definition of shipway

: the ways on which a ship is built

First Known Use of shipway

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Shipway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipway. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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