from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The channel through which the water is discharged from an escape. See escape, 11.


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  • The law required a certain number of openings to every mine, also an escape-way with ladders by which men could come out; but it cost good money to dig holes in the ground.

    King Coal : a Novel

  • As recently as last month, the company had been cited for inadequate escape-way plans for its miners and accumulations of coal dust. - News


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