Origin of way station
Examples from the Web for way station
Joe Ferris was the first to greet him after he crossed the border at a way-station at six o'clock in the morning.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands|H. Hagedorn.
Cliff House, the grand terminus, or at least way-station of all ocean drives.Bancroft's Tourist's Guide Yosemite|A.L. Bancroft
We opened this station in 1886, designed as a way-station for our transportation to the countries of the Upper Kasai.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
It wouldn't do at all, you know, for the Emerald City to become a way-station on an airship line.The Emerald City of Oz|L. Frank Baum
But all through the long and tedious journey ending at the little Arizona way-station, Stratton fumed and fretted and wondered.Shoe-Bar Stratton|Joseph Bushnell Ames