deck

[ dek ]
/ dɛk /

noun

adjective

Civil Engineering. (of a bridge truss) having a deck or floor upon or above the structure.Compare through (def. 22).

verb (used with object)

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Idioms for deck

Origin of deck

1425–75; (noun) late Middle English dekke material for covering <Middle Dutch dec covering, roof; (v.) <Dutch dekken to cover; cognate with German decken;cf. thatch

OTHER WORDS FROM deck

un·decked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deck

deck
/ (dɛk) /

noun

verb (tr)

See also deck over

Derived forms of deck

decker, noun

Word Origin for deck

C15: from Middle Dutch dec a covering; related to thatch
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Idioms and Phrases with deck

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