poop deck


Definition of poop deck

: a partial deck above a ship's main afterdeck

Examples of poop deck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the poop deck, where passengers crowded as the ship sank, folded under itself. Fox News, 1 July 2021 So instead of heading upward, most of the third-class passengers headed toward the back poop deck. Cody Cassidy, Wired, 30 Oct. 2020 Under the poop deck were spaces for the machine room and the radio generator. Laurie Gwen Shapiro, Longreads, 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of poop deck

1717, in the meaning defined above

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“Poop deck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poop%20deck. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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