deckhouse

noun
deck·house | \ -ˌhau̇s \

Definition of deckhouse 

: a superstructure on a ship's upper deck

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There was water up to the deckhouse door, so the deckhand climbed a railing to get into the wheelhouse. Laurel Andrews, Anchorage Daily News, "NTSB: Lack of preparation contributed to deaths of 2 men in Bering Sea accident," 10 Jan. 2018 The entire upper deck, crew quarters, and deckhouse live in heated bubbles as well. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "The Big Machines Bringing Industry—and War—to the Melting Arctic," 3 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of deckhouse

1856, in the meaning defined above

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