Definition of Three-decker

1. Noun. Made with three slices of usually toasted bread.

Exact synonyms: Club Sandwich, Triple-decker
Generic synonyms: Sandwich

2. Noun. Any ship having three decks.
Generic synonyms: Ship

3. Noun. A warship carrying guns on three decks.
Generic synonyms: Combat Ship, War Vessel, Warship

Definition of Three-decker

1. Noun. (nautical) A sailing warship that had guns on each of three decks ¹

2. Noun. A sandwich made from three slices of bread; a triple-decker ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Three-decker

three-banded armadillo
three-base hit
three-body collisions
three-card monte
three-card trickster
three-center two-electron bond
three-centered arch
three-cornered bone
three-cornered leek
three-day event
three-day fever
three-day measles
three-decker (current term)
three-dimensional diffraction pattern
three-dimensional figure
three-dimensional radar
three-dimensional record
three-finger salute
three-finger salutes

Literary usage of Three-decker

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"THE three-decker " T!ic three-volume novel is extinct." FULL thirty foot she towered from waterline to rail. It cost a watch to steer her, ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"So they chose him right in; a good joke it was, too I States Supreme Court, BR Curtis (the ' boy with the three-decker brain'); the great preacher, ..."

3. Planning Problems of Town, City, and Region: Papers and Discussions at the by American Civic Association (1912)
"Perhaps it might be well to define more definitely the type of house that we call a " three-decker." It is rectangular in shape, with a frontage of ..."

4. The Island of Cuba by Alexander von Humboldt, John S. Thrasher (1856)
"24 " 738 La Casilla three-decker. ... three-decker. 70 " El Glorioso .' " 70 " 1743 La Nueva Espana " 70 " El Nuevo ... 18 " 1759 El Astuto three-decker. ..."

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