Definition of Orlop

1. Noun. The fourth or lowest deck.

Exact synonyms: Fourth Deck, Orlop Deck
Generic synonyms: Deck



Definition of Orlop

1. n. The lowest deck of a vessel, esp. of a ship of war, consisting of a platform laid over the beams in the hold, on which the cables are coiled.

Definition of Orlop

1. Noun. (nautical) The platform over the hold of a ship that makes up the fourth or lowest deck, hence in full called orlop deck, especially of a warship. ¹

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Definition of Orlop

1. the lowest deck of a ship [n -S]

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Literary usage of Orlop

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"orlop-DECK, in naval architecture, the lowest deck, consisting of a platform laid over the beams in the hold of a ship of war, whereon the cables were ..."

2. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"Place on the lower Floor or Deck, abate tir,- main Capitán, lying between the Platform or orlop, and the Steward's R.oom, where are Partition! for the ..."

3. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"... the Deck next beneath the Upper Passenger Deck, not being an orlop Deck " (s. 268, subss. 5, 6). DECLARATION In all Acts of Parliament, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and Miscellaneous by Alexander Jamieson (1829)
"... in the well just below the orlop, and having a leaden pipe, which goes through the ship's side, ..."

5. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (1873)
"These three plates form the inner member of a huge girder (designated the orlop girder), the orlop deck stringer, e, forming, with the longitudinal angle ..."

6. Modern Shipbuilding Terms by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"orlop beams. Hold beams fitted below the lower deck beams in ships having three ... orlop beam stringer, orlop beam plate. A stringer plate on orlop beams. ..."

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