noun, plural deck·hous·es [dek-hou-ziz] /ˈdɛkˌhaʊ zɪz/. Nautical.
Examples from the Web for deckhouse
A confused uproar was going on, and Evelyn thought she could distinguish the beating of heavy rain upon the deckhouse.The Coast of Adventure|Harold Bindloss
Barry went into the deckhouse, grinning, and the watch was set, leaving the brigantine to the silent night.Gold Out of Celebes|Aylward Edward Dingle
He whirled round the deckhouse—and backed on his heels to get his balance.The Drums Of Jeopardy|Harold MacGrath
The three boys all slept in part of a deckhouse amidships, a place divided between the galley and the apprentices' cabin.Ralph Denham's Adventures in Burma|George Norway
A knot of men were gathered under the lee of the after deckhouse, huddled together for warmth and companionship.A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"|Russell Doubleday