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poop deck

[′püp ‚dek]
(naval architecture)
A partial deck above the main deck in a ship's afterpart.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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My perceived position on the deck went from tail wheel over the poop deck to slightly forward of the butt line--in two twists.
In the movie, when the boat is vertical, Jack and Rose hang on to the railing for dear life as several people plunge down the poop deck. Although all safety precautions were taken, a handful of extras were injured during the shooting of these scenes.
Even more poignantly, at Nelson's Battle of Copenhagen four years earlier, a young marine lieutenant was killed on the poop deck of HMS Edgar.
Queen Victoria peers down from the ornate poop deck. Lots of doors and stairs.
From midnorthern latitudes we see only parts of that vast ship--Puppis, the Stern or Poop Deck, and Vela, the Sails--riding low in the southern sky.
He set up a laboratory in a compartment the poop deck of The Terra Nova, the ship which took the expedition party to McMurdo Sound, an ice-locked channel in Antarctica.
The captain, the surgeon superintendent and the officer in charge of the guard promenaded on the poop deck which was shared by the members of the watch not on sentry duty.
"There were times when I was sitting up on the back of a hydraulic poop deck, strapped on with Kate, with 20 cranes around me, lights everywhere, Jim Cameron swooping on a crane and a camera directed straight at my face, and I thought, 'Where am I?'
Overboard PC CD Rom Wash the poop deck and shiver yer timbers - this rather cute little graphic adventure game has sailed on to the PC.
"It gives your conversation a swagger, an elan, denied to landlocKed lubbers." It also offers a new line in double entendre with phrases liKe shiver me timbers, poop decK and prepare to be boarded.