poop deck

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Etymology[edit]

From poop (the stern of a ship) + deck.

Noun[edit]

poop deck (plural poop decks)

  1. (nautical) A high, exposed deck at the stern of a ship on top of the cabin(s).

Usage notes[edit]

Aftcastle refers to the whole structure and poop deck is the deck above it.

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