One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Finely dressed, adorned, or set out; (formerly also) †well-furnished, well-equipped (obsolete). Now somewhat archaic.
2Of a ship or other vessel: having a good deck or decks.
Of a ship: having a well-deck.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Palsgrave (d. 1554), teacher and scholar of languages. From well + decked<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in Nautical Magazine. From well-deck + -ed.
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