Pronunciation: (thrē'dek'ur), [key]
1. any ship having three decks, tiers, etc.
2. (formerly) one of a class of sailing warships that carried guns on three decks.
3. a sandwich made of three slices of bread interlaid with two layers of filling; club sandwich.
4. something having three layers, levels, or tiers. Also called triple-decker (for defs. 3, 4).
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