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  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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Examples from the Web for trackway

Historical Examples

  • 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.


    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.