[Du.] The upper floor or covering of a ship. The name, however, in a large vessel is applied to the beith-deck, where the sailors' hammocks are hung ; the gun-deck ; half-deck, the part below the spar-deck; hurricane-deck; orlop-deck, where the cables are stowed; poop-deck, with a cabin; quarter-deck, including poop-deck; spar-deck, or upper deck.