gangboard

[ gang-bawrd, -bohrd ]

nounNautical.
  1. a raised walk on a sailing ship, crossing the waist and connecting the forecastle directly with the quarterdeck.

Origin of gangboard

1
First recorded in 1740–50; gang1 + board

Words Nearby gangboard

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