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noun as in trap door

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A great sheet of flame burst up through the hatchway, and frightful cries came from below.

When Tom awoke, about seven hours later, it was broad daylight and the sun was streaming into the hatchway.

I say, you young cub down there,” shouted the skipper to him from the hatchway, “come up and swab this deck.

At the pipe, the sailors below ran up the hatchway, and those on deck threw down their work.

I saw him come out on deck again with a tool-chest and a lantern, and go down the forward hatchway.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hatchway, such as: hatch, and scuttle.

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