Meaning of “quarterdeck” in the English Dictionary

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"quarterdeck" in British English

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quarterdecknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkwɔː.tə.dek/ us /ˈkwɔːr.t̬ɚ.dek/

the highest part of the deck at the back of a ship:

The quarterdeck is usually reserved for officers.

(Definition of “quarterdeck” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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