Definition of hatchway in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhatʃweɪ/


An opening or hatch, especially in a ship’s deck.
Example sentences
  • Other small huts on the deck cover a hatchway below decks and the rigging store.
  • Halfway down the steps leading to this deck, an open hatchway leads beneath the wheelhouse.
  • The two of them headed down the hatchway to the lowest deck.

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