shipway
noun Date: 1834 the ways on which a ship is built

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shipway — [ship′wā΄] n. 1. the supporting structure or track on which a ship is built and from which it is launched 2. SHIP CANAL …   English World dictionary

  • Shipway — This interesting English name is either of topographical origin from the Middle English schip , sheep and way , a path or road (thus one gets dweller by a path trodden by sheep ), or locational from shepway one of the early administrative… …   Surnames reference

  • shipway — /ˈʃɪpweɪ/ (say shipway) noun 1. the structure which supports a ship being built. 2. → ship canal …   Australian English dictionary

  • shipway — /ship way /, n. 1. the structure that supports a ship being built. 2. a ship canal. [1825 35; SHIP + WAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipway — noun a) The sloping dry dock in which a ship is build and from where it is launched b) A navigable canal …   Wiktionary

  • shipway — n. structure on which a ship is built; channel or canal for ships …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shipway — noun a slope on which a ship is built and down which it slides to be launched …   English new terms dictionary

  • shipway — ship•way [[t]ˈʃɪpˌweɪ[/t]] n. 1) naut. navig. the structure that supports a ship being built 2) naut. navig. a canal navigable by ships • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • shipway — n. a slope on which a ship is built and down which it slides to be launched …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mark Shipway — Personal information Full name Mark Shipway Born 13 May 1976 (1976 05 13) (age 35) Australia Playing information Position …   Wikipedia

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