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deckhouse (plural deckhouses)
- A cabin that protrudes above a ship's deck.
2008 January 4, Wendy Moonan, “The Auction Block Is the Next Stop for a Well-Traveled Lady”, in New York Times:
- Then, through his web of contacts, he was told that the Nightingale’s original deckhouse was being used as a cottage on a private island outside of Kragero, Norway, a shipbuilding port.
cabin on the deck of a boat