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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship.

Usage examples (32)
  • I leave the wheel and run forward to the cabin companionway, where
  • Mike sighed as he strode on down the companionway.
  • Mike heard footsteps coming down the companionway.
  • There was a step on the companionway, and then, "Father!" for more
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