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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See deck, 2.

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Examples

  • At no time did the sea break over the deck -- but the water below drove all the people up to the main-deck and to the promenade-deck, and thus we remained for about three hours, when daylight came; but there was a fog so thick that nothing but water could be seen.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • They poured down the gangway, trailed arms, ascended the promenade-deck, ordered arms, grounded arms, and broke line.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 42, April, 1861

  • Down below, the Italians, talking, gesticulating, showing their white teeth in flashing, boyish smiles, were being herded docilely on board, while at intervals one or another of the few promenade-deck passengers appeared.

    The Firefly of France

  • What more of his views Monty would have expounded I can't say, for a voice yelled from the promenade-deck above us:

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

  • The steerage promenade-deck, iron-sided, black-floored, ending in the iron approaches to the galley at one end and the iron superstructures about a hatch at the other, was like a grim swart oilily clean machine-shop aisle, so inclosed, so over-roofed, that the side toward the sea seemed merely a long factory window.

    Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

  • It was noted, however, that the first-class passenger who had stared down at him from the promenade-deck remained aboard the vessel as she started southward again.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • It must have been the second day out that I observed Leontine and Sydney together on the promenade-deck.

    The Treasure-Train

  • Here he commanded a view of the promenade-deck landing and the main companionway, all in darkness but for a feeble glimmer of reflected starlight through the open deck port on the far side of the vessel.

    The False Faces Further Adventures from the History of the Lone Wolf

  • Passengers lined the promenade-deck, shouting and waving to the crowd on the wharf below.

    The Honorable Percival

  • If she persisted in preferring this noisy bunch of inanity to a quiet stroll on the promenade-deck with him, then he supposed for the time being he must humor her.

    The Honorable Percival

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