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  • Though it was early morning and the wind brisk, the five white men who lounged on the poop-deck were scantily clad.


  • Seas creamed and licked the poop-deck edge, now to starboard, now to port.


  • Southcombe had walked the poop-deck of the Gwalior many a time, in the cool of the night, with Erle Twemlow for his companion, and had taken a very warm liking to him.


  • I was amazed to see the ship still afloat, the poop-deck whole — and, most of all, to see anybody alive.

    Youth, by Joseph Conrad

  • In a few moments, with cries and oaths, a bomb appeared on the poop-deck.

    Around the World in 80 Days

  • The sun began to beat down hotly, in spite of the canopy above the poop-deck.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Come up to the poop-deck and we'll have a tankard of ale.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Tito sprang to take his place, and Conan, bracing his feet wide on the heaving poop-deck, lifted his bow.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • From under the poop-deck Tito brought out quilted jerkins, steel caps, bows and arrows.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • CONFINED AS WE WERE TO THE DECK OF the galley, Prince Memnon and I spent much time together sitting under the awning on the poop-deck.

    River God


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