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English

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A ship with deck numbered 8.

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German verdeck (ver- + decken).

Noun

Singular
deck

Plural
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  1. Any flat surface that can be walked on: a balcony; a porch; a raised patio; a flat rooftop.
  2. A pack or set of playing cards.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
    Argh, maties! Swab the deck!
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Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch dekken.

Verb

Infinitive
to deck

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to deck (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array, adorn, embellish or decorate.
  2. (uncommon) To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  3. (slang) In a fight or brawl, to knock someone to the floor, especially with a single punch.
    Wow, did you see her deck that guy that pinched her?
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