deck has definitions from the fields of nautical,pharmacology,housing,cards
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[ noun ] (nautical) any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel

Used in print

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

The spraying operation was conducted from the rear deck of a small Naval vessel , cruising two miles off-shore and vertical to an on-shore breeze .

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[ noun ] (slang) a packet of narcotics

Used in print

(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)

A couple decks for me , Mr._Skyros - and ten twelve to sell , see , I like to have a little ready cash '' .

I bring you the cash , say five_hundred for ten decks .

Related terms

packet narcotic cant

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[ noun ] (cards) a pack of 52 playing cards

Used in print

(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)

Now , he could only play the last card in what was probably the world 's coldest deck .

Related terms

pack queen suit playing_card

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6554
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[ verb ] knock down with force

Examples

"He decked his opponent"

Related terms

beat floor

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[ verb ] be beautiful to look at

Examples

"Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

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[ verb ] decorate

Synonyms

bedeck bedight

Examples

"deck the halls with holly"

Related terms

decorate plume

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[ noun ] (nautical,housing) a porch that resembles the deck on a ship

Related terms

porch sun_deck

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