poop deck


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poop deck

n.
An exposed partial deck on the stern superstructure of a ship.

poop deck

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the deck on top of the poop

poop′ deck`


n.
a weather deck on top of a poop.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.poop deck - an exposed partial weather deck on the stern superstructure of a shippoop deck - an exposed partial weather deck on the stern superstructure of a ship
shelter deck, weather deck - upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below
Translations

poop deck

nHütten- or Poopdeck nt
References in classic literature ?
And there were also disturbing sounds by this time--voices, footsteps for- ward; the steward flitted along the main-deck, a busily ministering spirit; a hand bell tinkled urgently under the poop deck.
As it would have been cruel to demand assistance from such a shadowy wreck I went to work myself, dragging my chest along a pitch-black passage under the poop deck, while he sighed and moaned around me as if my exertions were more than his weakness could stand.
Likely, the muskets stationed at the midshipman's signal locker for use by Marines on the poop deck were white since bright muskets were issued nearly 2-to-1 on board a 1st rate like the Victory.
An hour later - after he had been hauled on to the poop deck by Gordon Brown - he was totally convinced.
The body was sewn in canvas & lowered from the Poop deck after which the buglers sounded the last post.
Even more poignantly, at Nelson's Battle of Copenhagen four years earlier, a young marine lieutenant was killed on the poop deck of HMS Edgar.
Sewage isn't the only problem coming from the poop deck.
Huey let me shoot the first and only approach, which was uneventful until we were over the poop deck.
The aft section of the ship, or poop deck, was moved onto a special tilting platform, like a giant see-saw built next to the tank.