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shelter deck

noun, Nautical
1.
a weather deck covering a space not considered fully watertight.
2.
the 'tween deck beneath this.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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Examples from the web for shelter deck
  • The shelter deck contained equipment and fishing gear.
  • The main deck was divided into crew quarters, an enclosed fish-processing space, and a shelter deck.

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