breezeway [breez-wey] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a porch or roofed passageway open on the sides, for connecting two buildings, as a house and a garage.

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  • Origin of breezeway An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; breeze1 + way1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for breezeway Historical Examples of breezeway

  • (Fannie was evidently referring to the breezeway or dogtrot, down the middle of many small plantation houses).

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  • These buildings are all solid, what I mean, there is nothing like—what do you call these—a breezeway—there’s nothing like that.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for breezeway breezeway noun a roofed passageway connecting two buildings, sometimes with the sides enclosed Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for breezeway n.

    1904, American English, from breeze (n.) + way.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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