main deck

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noun Nautical.

the uppermost weatherproof deck, running the full length of a ship.

Nearby words

  1. main body,
  2. main brace,
  3. main chance,
  4. main clause,
  5. main course,
  6. main diagonal,
  7. main drag,
  8. main entry,
  9. main gauche,
  10. main idea

Origin of main deck

First recorded in 1740–50

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British Dictionary definitions for main deck

main deck

noun

the uppermost sheltered deck that runs the entire length of a vessel
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