deck

[ dek ]
/ dɛk /
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noun

adjective

Civil Engineering. (of a bridge truss) having a deck or floor upon or above the structure.Compare through(def 22).

verb (used with object)

Idioms

Origin of deck

1425–75; (noun) late Middle English dekke material for covering < Middle Dutch dec covering, roof; (v.) < Dutch dekken to cover; cognate with German decken; cf. thatch
SYNONYMS FOR deck
Related formsun·decked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for play with a full deck

deck

/ (dɛk) /

noun

verb (tr)

See also deck over
Derived Formsdecker, noun

Word Origin for deck

C15: from Middle Dutch dec a covering; related to thatch
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Idioms and Phrases with play with a full deck

deck


In addition to the idiom beginning with deck

  • deck out

also see:

  • clear the decks
  • hit the deck
  • on deck
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