Definitions for hatchwayˈhætʃˌweɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Category: Nautical, Navy

    Ref: hatch2 (def. 1a). 2 1 1

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hatchway, opening, scuttle(noun)

    an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship


  1. hatchway(Noun)

    A means of passing through a wall or floor, having a hatch (especially on a ship); a doorway with a hatch rather than a door

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hatchway(noun)

    a square or oblong opening in a deck or floor, affording passage from one deck or story to another; the entrance to a cellar

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an opening, especially in a ship's deck.

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