a weather deck covering a space not considered fully watertight.
the ‘tween deck beneath this.
adjective 1. protected or shielded from storms, missiles, etc., by a wall, roof, barrier, or the like. 2. protected from the troubles, annoyances, sordidness, etc., encountered in competitive situations: a sheltered life. 3. (of a business or industry) enjoying noncompetitive conditions, as because of a protective tariff. 4. of or relating to employment or housing, […]
- Sheltered housing
noun 1. accommodation designed esp for the elderly or infirm consisting of a group of individual premises, often with some shared facilities and a caretaker Also called sheltered accommodation, sheltered homes
noun 1. a place of employment for persons with disabilities where their rights are protected and their needs are met.
noun 1. spendthrift trust. spendthrift trust noun, Law. 1. a trust that provides a fund for a beneficiary, as a minor, with the title vested so that the fund or its income cannot be claimed by others, as creditors of the beneficiary.