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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hole or duct by which a human being may access a utility area for maintenance purposes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small passageway, as in a mine, that a man may pass through.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A manhole.
  • n. In coal-mining: A small passageway used by the miners, but not for transportation of the coal.
  • n. The passage used as an airway or chute.

Etymologies

man +‎ way (Wiktionary)

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