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belowdecks

[bih-loh-deks] /bɪˈloʊˌdɛks/
adverb, Nautical
1.
within the hull of a vessel:
Fire raged belowdecks.
Origin
below + deck + -s1
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Examples for belowdecks
  • belowdecks, the ship's charts had been tossed about, and the crewmen's belongings were still in their quarters.
  • Original ceiling planking and iron hanging knees are visible throughout belowdecks.
  • Such belowdecks chaos and squalor were far from uncommon on the emigrant ships of the day.

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