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deck light

noun, Nautical.
a skylight for a 'tween deck, built flush with the upper deck.
any light for illuminating the deck of a ship.
Origin of deck light
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Stealing a glance down, I saw the girl's face shining whitely in the deck light.

    The Firefly Of France Marion Polk Angellotti
  • Bulla went down towards his cabin door and Beamish, snapping off the deck light, returned to his.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate Freeman Wills Crofts

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