Main meanings of well-decked in English

: well-decked1well-decked2

well-decked1

adjective

  • 1Finely dressed, adorned, or set out; (formerly also) †well-furnished, well-equipped (obsolete). Now somewhat archaic.

  • 2Of a ship or other vessel: having a good deck or decks.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Palsgrave (d. 1554), teacher and scholar of languages. From well + decked.

Pronunciation

well-decked

/ˌwɛlˈdɛkt/

Main meanings of well-decked in English

: well-decked1well-decked2

well-decked2

adjective

  • Of a ship: having a well-deck.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nautical Magazine. From well-deck + -ed.

Pronunciation

well-decked

/ˈwɛldɛkd/