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sun deck

or sundeck

a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun.
Origin of sun deck
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His sister Barby, with their mother and father, were relaxing in deck chairs on the sun deck, while Scotty piloted the boat.

    The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin
  • The Lakeview girls were reclining in deck chairs on the sun deck in the late afternoon.

British Dictionary definitions for sun deck

sun deck

an upper open deck on a passenger ship
(US & Austral, NZ) a balcony or deck attached to a house, originally used for sunbathing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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