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quar·ter·deck

 (kwôr′tər-dĕk′)
n.
The after part of the upper deck of a ship, usually reserved for officers.

quarterdeck

(ˈkwɔːtəˌdɛk)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the after part of the weather deck of a ship, traditionally the deck on a naval vessel for official or ceremonial use

quar•ter•deck

(ˈkwɔr tərˌdɛk)

n.
the part of the weather deck of a vessel that runs from the midship area to the stern.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarterdeck - the stern area of a ship's upper deckquarterdeck - the stern area of a ship's upper deck
deck - any of various platforms built into a vessel
shelter deck, weather deck - upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below
Translations

quarterdeck

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quarterdeck

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The confined space of the little vessel's quarterdeck would lend itself to her cross-legged attitudes, and the blue sea would balance gently her characteristic immobility that seemed to hide thoughts as old and profound as itself.
Playing whist by the cabin lamps when it is storming outside is pleasant; walking the quarterdeck in the moonlight is pleasant; smoking in the breezy foretop is pleasant when one is not afraid to go up there; but these are all feeble and commonplace compared with the joy of seeing people suffering the miseries of seasickness.
At one time I was climbing up the quarterdeck when the vessel's stem was in the sky; I was smoking a cigar and feeling passably comfortable.
The captain and the lieutenant mounted the quarterdeck.
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