breezeway [breez-wey] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a porch or roofed passageway open on the sides, for connecting two buildings, as a house and a garage.
Origin of breezeway An Americanism dating back to 1930–35;+ Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for breezeway Historical Examples of breezeway
(Fannie was evidently referring to the breezeway or dogtrot, down the middle of many small plantation houses).
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These buildings are all solid, what I mean, there is nothing like—what do you call these—a breezeway—there’s nothing like that.
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British Dictionary definitions for breezeway breezeway noun a roofed passageway connecting two buildings, sometimes with the sides enclosed Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for breezeway n.
1904, American English, from(n.) + .
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