A poop cabin is not what you may think! The word poop comes from the Latin word ‘puppis’ meaning stern (back of the ship) Shipbuilders often built a cabin at the rear of the ship called a poop cabin which would be raised a few feet above the main deck with a flat roof. This was called the poop deck. The Captain and high-ranking officers would use this platform as an observation post.
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