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gun deck

(formerly, on a warship) any deck, other than the weather deck, having cannons from end to end.
Origin of gun deck
1670-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Soldiers would climb a removable wooden ladder to reach the gun deck.
  • One four-Inch gun will be mounted on the spar deck forward and one aft, with two on each side ot the gun deck amid ships.

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