- (formerly, on a warship) any deck, other than the weather deck, having cannons from end to end.
Origin of gun deck
Examples from the Web for gun deck
Historical Examples of gun deck
Nor did her gun-deck appear to me particularly roomy for her burthen.Impressions of America
The gun-deck mounted twenty-eight guns, all twelve-pounders.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
In a ship of war it should be below the lowest battery or gun-deck.Barometer and Weather Guide
Then at last the long 18-pounders on the gun-deck got a word in.Sea Stories
The ports on the gun-deck were all stove in and she seemed to be filling with water.Pike & Cutlass