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 for Deck curb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curb \Curb\, n.
     1. That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or
        hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper
        part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn
        tightly against the lower jaw of the horse.
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              He that before ran in the pastures wild
              Felt the stiff curb control his angry jaws.
                                                    --Drayton.
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              By these men, religion,that should be
              The curb, is made the spur of tyranny. --Denham.
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     2. (Arch.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber,
        or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and
        serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a
        ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of
        a dome.
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     3. A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame
        within a well to prevent the earth caving in.
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     4. A curbstone.
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     5. (Far.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a
        horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint,
        generally causing lameness. --James Law.
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     Curb bit, a stiff bit having branches by which a leverage
        is obtained upon the jaws of horse. --Knight.
  
     Curb pins (Horology), the pins on the regulator which
        restrain the hairspring.
  
     Curb plate (Arch.), a plate serving the purpose of a curb.
        
  
     Deck curb. See under Deck.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deck \Deck\, n. [D. dek. See Deck, v.]
     1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or
        compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck;
        larger ships have two or three decks.
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     Note: The following are the more common names of the decks of
           vessels having more than one.
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     Berth deck (Navy), a deck next below the gun deck, where
        the hammocks of the crew are swung.
  
     Boiler deck (River Steamers), the deck on which the boilers
        are placed.
  
     Flush deck, any continuous, unbroken deck from stem to
        stern.
  
     Gun deck (Navy), a deck below the spar deck, on which the
        ship's guns are carried. If there are two gun decks, the
        upper one is called the main deck, the lower, the lower
        gun deck; if there are three, one is called the middle gun
        deck.
  
     Half-deck, that portion of the deck next below the spar
        deck which is between the mainmast and the cabin.
  
     Hurricane deck (River Steamers, etc.), the upper deck,
        usually a light deck, erected above the frame of the hull.
        
  
     Orlop deck, the deck or part of a deck where the cables are
        stowed, usually below the water line.
  
     Poop deck, the deck forming the roof of a poop or poop
        cabin, built on the upper deck and extending from the
        mizzenmast aft.
  
     Quarter-deck, the part of the upper deck abaft the
        mainmast, including the poop deck when there is one.
  
     Spar deck.
        (a) Same as the upper deck.
        (b) Sometimes a light deck fitted over the upper deck.
  
     Upper deck, the highest deck of the hull, extending from
        stem to stern.
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     2. (arch.) The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb
        roof when made nearly flat.
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     3. (Railroad) The roof of a passenger car.
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     4. A pack or set of playing cards.
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              The king was slyly fingered from the deck. --Shak.
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     5. A heap or store. [Obs.]
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              Who . . . hath such trinkets
              Ready in the deck.                    --Massinger.
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     6. (A["e]ronautics) A main a["e]roplane surface, esp. of a
        biplane or multiplane.
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     7. the portion of a bridge which serves as the roadway.
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     8. a flat platform adjacent to a house, usually without a
        roof; -- it is typically used for relaxing out of doors,
        outdoor cooking, or entertaining guests.
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     Between decks. See under Between.
  
     Deck bridge (Railroad Engineering), a bridge which carries
        the track upon the upper chords; -- distinguished from a
        through bridge, which carries the track upon the lower
        chords, between the girders.
  
     Deck curb (Arch.), a curb supporting a deck in roof
        construction.
  
     Deck floor (Arch.), a floor which serves also as a roof, as
        of a belfry or balcony.
  
     Deck hand, a sailor hired to help on the vessel's deck, but
        not expected to go aloft.
  
     Deck molding (Arch.), the molded finish of the edge of a
        deck, making the junction with the lower slope of the
        roof.
  
     Deck roof (Arch.), a nearly flat roof which is not
        surmounted by parapet walls.
  
     Deck transom (Shipbuilding), the transom into which the
        deck is framed.
  
     To clear the decks (Naut.), to remove every unnecessary
        incumbrance in preparation for battle; to prepare for
        action.
  
     To sweep the deck (Card Playing), to clear off all the
        stakes on the table by winning them.
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