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[duhb-uh l-dek]
  1. Also dou·ble-decked. having two decks, tiers, or levels: a double-deck bunk; a double-deck bus.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to add a second deck to (a bridge) or a second level to (a road).
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Origin of double-deck

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for double-deck

Historical Examples

  • About 100 people could be carried in the double-deck cabin, some standing.

    Elevator Systems of the Eiffel Tower, 1889

    Robert M. Vogel

  • The street car system is good, cars being of the double-deck type.

  • Going to the cabin they were to share, Sally and Penny undressed and tumbled into the double-deck beds.

  • The flagship was a big, double-deck steamer, 200 feet over all, once used in the coastwise trade.

  • Peering in, they saw a barren room containing a table, a cook stove and double-deck bunks.