• WordNet 3.6
    • n areaway a passageway between buildings or giving access to a basement
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In literature:

Jimmie Dale drew quickly back around the corner into an areaway.
"The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" by Frank L. Packard
Or if I had only run to the basement the moment the house was quarantined, and got her out the areaway or the coal hole!
"When a Man Marries" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The man in the areaway waited also.
"The Gates of Chance" by Van Tassel Sutphen
Helene's suggestion about the dust was applicable here, for he found all the windows coated except the one opening upon the areaway.
"The Voice on the Wire" by Eustace Hale Ball
Across the way a slinking shadow left the sidewalk and blended indistinguishably with the crowded shadows of an areaway.
"Red Masquerade" by Louis Joseph Vance
The areaway was dark.
"A Little Book for Christmas" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The window was small and gave on an areaway.
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
On the way he pitched the key into an areaway.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
Inside, he locked the door and lowered the shade of the single window which looked out on an areaway.
"The Dude Wrangler" by Caroline Lockhart
The two men walked across the areaway to an entrance.
"Final Weapon" by Everett B. Cole