\ɡˈaŋwe͡ɪ], \ɡˈaŋweɪ], \ɡ_ˈa_ŋ_w_eɪ]\
Definitions of GANGWAY
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- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By James Champlin Fernald
A passage or way into or out of any place, as a ship; the part of a vessel on the spardeck, forming a passage along each side, from the quarter-deck to the forecastle; a passage in the House of Commons, running across the house, which separates the independent Members from the supporters of the Government and the Opposition. To sit below the gangway, to occupy a seat as an independent Member on the other side of this passage. To bring to the gangway, to inflict punishment on a scaman by tying him up and whipping him.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
n. A thoroughfare or narrow passage of any kind;â€”the temporary access to a building, formed by an inclined plane of wooden planks;â€”a strip of planking from the quarter-deck to the forecastle-deck;â€”the part of a shipâ€™s side by which one enters or leaves it; also the ladder or steps attached thereto.
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