upper deck

noun Nautical.
the uppermost continuous deck that is capable of being made watertight; freeboard deck.

Origin:
1585–95

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Example sentences
They quickly repositioned more weaponry, placing cannons both on the upper deck
  and below.
We work from the helicopter hangar on the upper deck.
There was much chat in the smoking-cabin on the upper deck after luncheon
  to-day, mostly whaler yarns from those old sea-captains.
The yacht offers two decks: a climate-controlled lower deck with picture
  windows and a covered, open-air upper deck.
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