three-decker

noun

three-deck·​er ˈthrē-ˈde-kər How to pronounce three-decker (audio)
1
: a wooden warship carrying guns on three decks
2

Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of three-decker was in 1795

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“Three-decker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-decker. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

three-decker

noun
three-deck·​er
ˈthrē-ˈdek-ər
: something made with three floors or layers
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