deck-house

deckhouse

[dek-hous]
noun, plural deckhouses [dek-hou-ziz] . Nautical.
any enclosed structure projecting above the weather deck of a vessel and, usually, surrounded by exposed deck area on all sides. Compare superstructure ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1855–60; deck + house

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deckhouse (ˈdɛkˌhaʊs)
 
n
a houselike cabin on the deck of a ship

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