poop deck


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poop deck

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

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

poop deck

nHütten- or Poopdeck nt
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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.
Right on the southern horizon is Puppis, the poop deck of the defunct ship Argo.
As ever with Veggie Tales, the demands of realism don't weigh too heavily on the mostly clean, sparkling 3-D animation; viewers should be prepared to suspend disbelief when characters clash swords without arms or play hopscotch on the poop deck without legs.
Move into the captain's cabin, but don't forget those still swabbing the poop deck.
The body was sewn in canvas & lowered from the Poop deck after which the buglers sounded the last post.
POOP DECK: Sailors from HMS Severn, above, had waste dumped on them
(See EIJ Spring 2003 for more on mixing zones.) Sewage isn't the only problem coming from the poop deck. Independent testing in Alaska in 2000 and 2001 demonstrated that cruise ship discharges also contain elevated levels of hydrocarbons, plastics, and metals in excess of Alaska's water quality standards.