hurricane deck



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

Origin of hurricane deck

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Related forms

hur·ri·cane-decked, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for hurricane deck

hurricane deck


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

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