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manway

[man-wey] /ˈmænˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a passage in a mine wide enough for a single person.
Origin of manway
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; man1 + way1
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  • They found the manway ladder and began to climb, Fenrir and Sigyn impatiently crowding their heels.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin

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