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ˈkwɔr tərˌdɛkquar·ter·deck

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  1. quarterdecknoun

    the stern area of a ship's upper deck


  1. quarterdecknoun

    The aft part of the upper deck of a ship; normally reserved for officers

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Quarterdecknoun

    The short upper deck.

    Etymology: quarter and deck.


  1. quarterdeck

    A quarterdeck is a part of a ship, typically located toward the stern or the back of the ship. Traditionally, it is used as the captain's designated area, where he commands the ship and hosts distinguished guests. The term is often used in naval contexts, particularly in the navy tradition dating back to the Age of Sail. Its layout, exact location, and purpose can vary depending on the type of ship.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarterdeck in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarterdeck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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