Definition for OR'LOP

OR'LOP, n. [D. overloop, a running over or overflowing, an orlop, that is, a spreading over.]

In a ship of war, a platform of planks laid over the beams in the hold, on which the cables are usually coiled. It contains also sail-rooms, carpenters' cabins and other apartments. Mar. Dict. Also, a tier of beams below the lower deck for a like purpose. Cyc.

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