Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In iron ship-building, noting a type of freight-steamer in which the side is carried up amidships above the upper deck to form a bridge-house closed by a bulkhead at each end. There is a forecastle deck at about the level of the bridge-house, and the upper deck between them is inclosed at the sides by high bulwarks, thus forming a sort of pit or well. To let the sea-water run out of the well, large freeing ports are cut in the bulwarks.
“She sits there in his presents to her of a fur coat and jewelry like a well-decked out Judas, sucker-punched right in the ideals.”
“Presently there came swiftly over the sparkling sea Tyrsenian 215 pirates on a well-decked ship — a miserable doom led them on.”
“Animals also should be given, such as horses and elephants in rage, and beds, and covered conveyances borne on the shoulders of men, and well-decked cars.”
“Mounted on their cars, drawn by excellent and well-decked horses, and with quivers on their backs, they surrounded that horse, O king, and endeavoured to capture it.”
“Plump and well-decked steeds of the hue of the (dried) paddy stalk bore Vardhakshemi of great activity to that dreadful battle.”
“Then Arjuna, baffling the keen arrows sped by the ruler of the Sindhus, cut off at the same time, with a pair of shafts, the head of Jayadratha's driver and the well-decked standard also of Jayadratha.”
“And thousands of graceful and well-decked dancing girls will go out on foot to receive the illustrious Kesava.”
“Sikhandin, himself urging well-decked steeds of the hue of lotus-leaves and with eyes of pure white, proceeded (against Drona).”
“And Dhananjaya continued to slay well-decked horsemen and foot-soldiers of the foe.”
“Then Partha, with a number of broad-headed shafts, cut off the bow of his antagonist with its string and arrow fixed thereon, as also his well-decked standard, and then the guides of his beast and the footmen that protected the animal.”
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