bridge deck


, Nautical.
  1. a deck on top of a bridge house; flying bridge.
  2. the first deck in a bridge house.
  3. the deck from which a vessel is usually operated; the location of the pilot house.

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Example Sentences

The five young officers of the two services had seated themselves on top of the deck-house at the rear of the bridge-deck.

From the bridge-deck the captain could be heard cheerfully swearing through a megaphone at the second officer below.

The bridge deck was deserted, and Bones raced down the ladder to the iron deck.

"We're off," I said to Miss Wallace, who was standing by my side on the bridge deck leaning upon the rail.

Joe brought a deck arm chair and placed it for Mr. Hilton on the bridge deck.


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