Orlop definitions

ôr'lŏp'
The lowest deck of a ship, especially a warship, having at least four decks.
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The lowest deck of a ship with four or more decks.
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(nautical) The platform over the hold of a ship that makes up the fourth or lowest deck, hence in full called orlop deck, especially of a warship.
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Origin of orlop

Middle English overlop floor covering a ship's hold from Middle Low German overlōp over over uper in Indo-European roots lōp a running