Simple Definition of quarterdeck
: the upper level of a ship's deck that is located toward the rear of the ship and that is used mainly by officers
Full Definition of quarterdeck
1 : the stern area of a ship's upper deck
2 : a part of a deck on a naval vessel set aside by the captain for ceremonial and official use
First Known Use of quarterdeck
Rhymes with quarterdeck
afterdeck, à la grecque, biotech, bodycheck, bottleneck, cashier's check, Chiang Kai-shek, countercheck, demi-sec, discotheque, double-check, double-deck, hunt-and-peck, leatherneck, littleneck, nanotech, neck and neck, New Quebec, Pont l'Évêque, rubber check, rubberneck, shepherd's check, triple sec, turtleneck, weather deck, Yucatec, Zapotec
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