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Meaning of QUARTER-DECK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quar"ter-deck`\, n. (Naut.)
That part of the upper deck abaft the mainmast, including the
poop deck when there is one.

Note: The quarter-deck is reserved as a promenade for the
      officers and (in passenger vessels) for the cabin
      passengers.

 

 

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