from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A stern gallery such as was built on old line-of-battle ships.
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The after-cabin, where the Captain perused his correspondence, was an airy, chintz-upholstered apartment leading aft through two heavy steel doors on to the stern-walk.
Captain Panke's stern-walk is now above our defenceless 'eads.
There, in the stern-walk, stood the lady, already mentioned in this chapter, a keen spectator of the awful scene.