orlop definition

  • noun:
    • the best deck of a ship, especially a warship, having at the least four decks.
    • the working platform on the hold of a ship which makes within the 4th or least expensive deck, for this reason entirely known as orlop deck, especially of a warship.
    • The lowest deck of a vessel, esp. of a ship of war, consisting of a platform laid on the beams into the hold, where the cables are coiled.
    • Nautical, the deck underneath the berth-deck in a ship, where in fact the cables had been formerly coiled.
    • the fourth or lowest deck

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