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gangway

[ noun gang-wey; interjection gang-wey ]
/ noun ˈgæŋˌweɪ; interjection ˈgæŋˈweɪ /
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noun
interjection
clear the way! out of the way!
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Origin of gangway

1680–90; gang1 + way1; not continuous with Old English gangweg

OTHER WORDS FROM gangway

gangwayed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gangway

gangway
/ (ˈɡæŋˌweɪ) /

noun
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clear a path!
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