The definition of a deck is a floor or platform area extended from a building or ship.(noun)
An example of a deck is a covered wooden area with seating in a backyard.
Deck is defined as a set of playing cards.(noun)
An example of a deck is the set of cards that people use to play poker.
See deck in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. aphetic < MLowG verdeck (< ver-, for- + decken, to cover: see thatch), transl. of It coperta, cover
Origin: MDu decken, to cover: see thatch
See deck in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English dekke
Origin: , from Middle Dutch dec, roof, covering; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.
transitive verb decked, deck·ing, decks
Origin: Dutch dekken, to cover
Origin: , from Middle Dutch decken; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.
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