Definition of workaway

: a person who earns passage on a ship by working aboard the ship

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First Known Use of workaway

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for workaway

work entry 3 + a + way

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“Workaway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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