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Sense: 1
Date: 1500-1600
Language: Dutch
Origin: dekken 'to cover'
Sense: 2
Date: 1900-2000
Origin: DECK1

deck

2 verb
     
deck2 [transitive]
1 also deck something out [usually passive] to decorate something with flowers, flags etc
deck something (out) with something
The street was decked with flags for the royal wedding.
2 informal to hit someone so hard that they fall over:
Gerry just swung round and decked him.

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