quarterdeck

noun
quar·ter·deck | \ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˌdek \

Definition of quarterdeck 

1 : the stern area of a ship's upper deck

2 : a part of a deck on a naval vessel set aside by the captain for ceremonial and official use

First Known Use of quarterdeck

1622, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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quarterdeck

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English Language Learners Definition of quarterdeck

: the upper level of a ship's deck that is located toward the rear of the ship and that is used mainly by officers

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