three-decker

noun
three-deck·​er | \ ˈthrē-ˈde-kər How to pronounce three-decker (audio) \

Definition of three-decker

1 : a wooden warship carrying guns on three decks

First Known Use of three-decker

1795, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Three-decker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-decker. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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