orlop

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English overlop (deck of a single decker), from Middle Low German overlop (which leaps overhead).

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orlop (plural orlops)

  1. (nautical) The platform over the hold of a ship that makes up the fourth or lowest deck, hence in full called orlop deck, especially of a warship.

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