hurricane deck

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noun

a deck at the top of a passenger steamer, having a roof supported by light scantlings.

Nearby words

  1. hurrah,
  2. hurray,
  3. hurri,
  4. hurrian,
  5. hurricane,
  6. hurricane lamp,
  7. hurricane warning,
  8. hurricane-force wind,
  9. hurried,
  10. hurriedly

Origin of hurricane deck

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Related formshur·ri·cane-decked, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hurricane deck

hurricane deck

noun

a ship's deck that is covered by a light deck as a sunshade
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