from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The parts of a laden ship that are above water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The parts of a ship above the water when she is laden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nautical, the parts of a ship which are above the surface of the water when she is balanced for a voyage: now generally called upper works.


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