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bridge deck

noun, Nautical
a deck on top of a bridge house; flying bridge.
the first deck in a bridge house.
the deck from which a vessel is usually operated; the location of the pilot house. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There were strained faces on the bridge deck then and Ossie was seen to lay a tentative hand on the cushion of the nearer seat.

    The Adventure Club Afloat Ralph Henry Barbour
  • "You're right," Mart cautiously led the way aft, as Swanson began ascending the ladder to the bridge deck.

    The Pirate Shark Elliott Whitney
  • The bridge deck was deserted, and Bones raced down the ladder to the iron deck.

  • For 550 feet amidships the sideplating of the ship was carried up one deck higher to the bridge deck.

    An Unsinkable Titanic John Bernard Walker
  • A light drizzle was falling and even under the awning of the bridge deck everything was coated with a film of moisture.

    The Adventure Club Afloat Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The Skipper would take his walk up and down the bridge deck, and I would take mine up and down the awning-deck aft.

    Aliens William McFee
  • Hank was still at the wheel, but young Dawson was beside him on the bridge deck.

  • As Joe Dawson returned to the bridge deck he noted some increase in the haze to the southward.

    The Motor Boat Club in Florida H. Irving Hancock
  • Its much safer, in a gale like this, to have two men on the bridge deck.

    The Motor Boat Club in Florida H. Irving Hancock
  • Every now and then a mass of foam leaped over the bulwarks of the bridge deck, the water retreating through the scuppers.

    The Motor Boat Club in Florida H. Irving Hancock

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