gun deck

1 of 2

noun

: a deck (as the first deck below the weather deck) on old-time warships carrying the ship's guns

gundeck

2 of 2

transitive verb

slang
: to fake or falsify especially by writing up (as a series of official reports) as if meeting requirements but actually without having carried out the required procedures

Word History

Etymology

Noun

gun entry 1 + deck

Transitive verb

gun deck

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“Gun deck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gun%20deck. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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