deck-hand

deck-hand
common sailor who works on deck

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  • Deck hand — Deck Deck, n. [D. dek. See {Deck}, v.] 1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks. [1913 Webster] Note: The following are the more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deck hand — deck′ hand or deck′hand n. naut. navig. a sailor given duties that include maintenance, cargo storage, and line handling • Etymology: 1835–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • deck'hand — noun 1. A person employed on deck 2. An ordinary sailor • • • Main Entry: ↑deck …   Useful english dictionary

  • deck hand — Naut. a sailor whose duties are performed on deck. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * deck hand, a sailor who works on deck, not rated as an able bodied seaman; common sailor …   Useful english dictionary

  • deck hand — Naut. a sailor whose duties are performed on deck. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • deck·hand — /ˈdɛkˌhænd/ noun, pl hands [count] : a worker on a ship who does work that does not require special training …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deck — Deck, n. [D. dek. See {Deck}, v.] 1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks. [1913 Webster] Note: The following are the more common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deck bridge — Deck Deck, n. [D. dek. See {Deck}, v.] 1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks. [1913 Webster] Note: The following are the more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deck curb — Deck Deck, n. [D. dek. See {Deck}, v.] 1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks. [1913 Webster] Note: The following are the more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deck floor — Deck Deck, n. [D. dek. See {Deck}, v.] 1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks. [1913 Webster] Note: The following are the more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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