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upper deck

noun, Nautical.
the uppermost continuous deck that is capable of being made watertight; freeboard deck.
Origin of upper deck
First recorded in 1585-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Oh, there's the boat, Mr. Buel, and there's my papa on the upper deck.

    One Day's Courtship Robert Barr
  • It is pointed at each end, and part of it is planed off to form the upper deck.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates
  • The conning-tower and periscope are placed on the upper deck, as shown.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates
  • He was found this morning, unconscious, in one of the boats on the upper deck.

    The Destroyer Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • “You knows a Yankee when you sees one,” said he, when they reached the upper deck.

    Billy Topsail & Company

    Norman Duncan
  • They all crowded aboard and sought seats on the upper deck of the steamer.

  • Cadogan sought the upper deck by way of the second-cabin quarters.

    Sonnie-Boy's People James B. Connolly
  • He ordered the steward to cane him, and then told him to go to the upper deck and remain there.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman

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