Definition of Lower deck

1. Noun. The deck below the main deck.

Exact synonyms: Third Deck
Generic synonyms: Deck

Definition of Lower deck

1. Noun. (countable nautical) The deck of a ship immediately above the hold ¹

2. Noun. (uncountable nautical by extension) Those members of a ship's company who are not officers. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Deck

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lower abdominal periosteal reflex
lower airway
lower alveolar point
lower back
lower berth
lower body negative pressure
lower bound
lower cannon
lower case
lower chamber
lower chambers
lower court
lower criticism
lower deck (current term)
lower esophageal sphincter
lower extremes
lower extremity
lower eyelid
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lower jaw
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Literary usage of Lower deck

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1803)
"After sails at, I went down to dinner, dined, I went to lower-deck^ saw Chesterman in his ... After this I went ) the lower-deck, and stood e James Ward, ..."

2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1803)
"down hi the lower-deck and cobbed. On Sunday morning the word was passed. This was the 6th of December. As before, when hands turned up to bend sails, ..."

3. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"E. Same as D but with continuous expansion trunk carried up above upper deck. F. Two decks, with center-line bulkhead to lower deck ..."

4. A Modern Slavery by Henry Woodd Nevinson (1906)
"The slaves are, of course, kept in the fore part of the ship. All day long they lie about the lower deck, 1 See note on page 185. ..."

5. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... under every lower-deck beam in the (hip, as low as the water would permit ... under the end of every lower-deck beam, was placed a diagonal ..."

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