manway [man-wey] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a passage in a mine wide enough for a single person.

Origin of manway An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; man1 + way1 Examples from the Web for manway Historical Examples of manway

  • They found the manway ladder and began to climb, Fenrir and Sigyn impatiently crowding their heels.

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