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- n. The parts of a laden ship that are above water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. The parts of a ship above the water when she is laden.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, the parts of a ship which are above the surface of the water when she is balanced for a voyage: now generally called upper works.
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