Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A way or road dug through a hill, or sunk below the surface of the land.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A way or road dug through a hill, or sunk below the surface of the land.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A way dug along a precipitous place otherwise impassable; a road constructed for the passage of vehicles on the side of a very steep hill, along a bold riverfront, etc.

Etymologies

dug +‎ way (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We rounded the corner on the last dugway to the road out of the canyon.

    A Tale of Survival

  • Avenue and note the conversion from ugliness to beauty of a paved road, dipping into a dugway between dirty stone walls.

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints

  • Here the trail turned abruptly onto the larger ridge, mounted sharply through a dugway, and then to our complete surprise emerged into the fair sunlight.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

  • The sun had set long before we reached the bottom, and through the darkness, we had to climb up over the steep dugway in the sandy clay to the village, which we reached at seven.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

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