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trackway

[trak-wey]
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noun
  1. railway(def 3).
  2. a path or roadway; track.
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Origin of trackway

First recorded in 1810–20; track + way1
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Related Words for trackway

roadway, lane, trail, route, rail, course, street, road, line, highway, boulevard, thoroughfare, clearing, orbit, passage, drag, cut, alley, footpath, artery

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Historical Examples of trackway

  • As the place is without an inhabitant, so it is without a trackway.

    A Changed Man and Other Tales

    Thomas Hardy

  • It was, moreover, the regular emporium of the tin trade (see p. 36), and a British trackway thus led to it.

  • A British trackway, communicating with Cadbury Camp, is said to have here crossed the river by a ford.

    Somerset

    G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade

  • The load is carried along a trackway consisting of a single span of suspended cable, which covers a comparatively short distance.

  • The trackway or rail rope rests upon saddles of iron or hard wood on the tops of terminal supports, usually known as towers.