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shaft alley

noun, Nautical
1.
an enclosure on a ship for housing a propeller shaft and a walk for oilers.
Also called shaft tunnel.
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  • To oblige him I donned overalls and crawled down into the shaft tunnel.

    Pirates' Hope Francis Lynde

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