orlop deck

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or·​lop deck | \ ˈȯr-ˌläp- How to pronounce orlop deck (audio) \

Definition of orlop deck

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

First Known Use of orlop deck

1758, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orlop deck

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

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“Orlop deck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orlop%20deck. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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