gun deck definition

  • noun:
    • a deck below the spar-deck, where the ship's guns tend to be held. If there are two weapon porches, the top of a person is called the main deck, the reduced, the low gun-deck; if you will find three, one is known as the center gun-deck.
    • See under-deck.
    • view deck, 2.
    • formerly any deck apart from the weather deck having cannons from end to end

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