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decker

[ dek-er ]
/ ˈdɛk ər /
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noun
something, as a ship or bed, having a specified number of decks, floors, levels, or the like (used in combination): The cruise ship is a five-decker.
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Origin of decker

First recorded in 1785–95; deck + -er1

Other definitions for decker (2 of 2)

Decker
[ dek-er ]
/ ˈdɛk ər /

noun
Thomas. Dekker, Thomas.
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British Dictionary definitions for decker (1 of 2)

Decker
/ (ˈdɛkə) /

noun
a variant spelling of (Thomas) Dekker

British Dictionary definitions for decker (2 of 2)

-decker

adjective
(in combination) having a certain specified number of levels or layersa double-decker bus
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