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poop deck

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noun
  1. a weather deck on top of a poop.

Origin of poop deck

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for poop deck

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Historical Examples

  • They were densely crowded aft, and swarmed upon the poop-deck like bees.

  • Outside on the poop-deck he found Asad alone now with Marzak under the awning.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Upon that he quitted Vigitello, and slowly, thoughtfully, returned to the poop-deck.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Seas creamed and licked the poop-deck edge, now to starboard, now to port.

  • He had mounted to the poop-deck, and was walking towards the wheel.

    Sail Ho!

    George Manville Fenn


British Dictionary definitions for poop deck

poop deck

noun
  1. nautical the deck on top of the poop
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