Definition of half-decked in English:



  • See half-deck

    • ‘Two of them were light, half-decked caravels; the Santa Maria, on which Columbus hoisted his flag, was completely decked.’
    • ‘They later designed the Seahorse, an 18 foot double-ended, half-decked, bulkheaded yacht made to carry 135 square feet of sail and a strong crew of three or four men.’
    • ‘Most of the boats were smack-rigged, and some were luggers, half-decked and whole-decked.’
    • ‘She is half-decked for added seaworthiness.’
    • ‘Developments begin in the 1830's, to a larger half-decked boat, often obtained from the East coast of Scotland.’