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A covered deck at or near the top of a ship's superstructure.
- ‘A third phase would involve resotration of the saloon and hurricane decks, staterooms, grand stairways, and addition of a fully outfitted dining room.’
- ‘Dumbbell training, skipping rope and light sparring on the hurricane decks of the ocean and river steamers kept the fighters in shape on their trip.’
- ‘She is fitted with hurricane decks, which afford beneath them a number of excellent cabins devoted to the use of first-class passengers.’
- ‘Above the main deck are five turrets of steel upon which are built the promenade, upper, and hurricane decks.’
- ‘We had become somewhat reconciled to leaving brother Seymour and our friends on the broken boat and were trying to cheer up, when the cry of fire was heard on the hurricane deck.’
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