windway

noun

wind·​way ˈwin(d)-ˌwā How to pronounce windway (audio)
: a passage for air (as in an organ pipe)

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of windway was circa 1875

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“Windway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windway. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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