orlop deck

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noun or·lop deck \ˈȯr-ˌläp-\

Definition of orlop deck

  1. :  the lowest deck in a ship having four or more decks

Origin and Etymology of orlop deck

Middle English overlop deck of a single decker, from Middle Low German overlōp, literally, something that overleaps


First Known Use: 1758

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