forecastle deck ExamplesWord Origin noun Nautical.
- a partial weather deck on top of a forecastle superstructure; topgallant forecastle.
Origin of forecastle deck First recorded in 1850–55 Examples from the Web for forecastle deck Historical Examples of forecastle deck
The rail extended on stanchions across the after-part of the forecastle-deck in some ships.
William Henry Smyth
The hull was divided; the forecastle-deck was in one place, and at a distance lay part of the quarter-deck.
There was a patter of feet upon the ladder leading up to the forecastle-deck.
Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull