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afterdeck

[ af-ter-dek, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tərˌdɛk, ˈɑf- /
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noun Nautical.
the weather deck of a vessel behind the bridge house or midship section.
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Origin of afterdeck

First recorded in 1895–1900; after + deck
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British Dictionary definitions for afterdeck

afterdeck
/ (ˈɑːftəˌdɛk) /

noun
nautical the unprotected deck behind the bridge of a ship
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