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Definitions of deck

  1. be beautiful to look at; " Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
  2. decorate; " deck the halls with holly"
  3. knock down with force; " He decked his opponent"
  4. any of various floor- like platforms built into a vessel
  5. ( slang) a packet of narcotics
  6. a porch that resembles the deck on a ship
  7. street name for a packet of illegal drugs
  8. To cover; to overspread.
  9. To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
  10. To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  11. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
  12. The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
  13. A pack or set of playing cards.
  14. A main aeroplane surface, esp. of a biplane or multiplane.
  15. A platform serving as a floor for a section of ship, and as a covering for the space below; the floor of an airplane; a pack of playing cards.
  16. To put finery or ornaments on; adorn.
  17. To cover: to clothe: to adorn: to furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  18. A covering: the floor or covering of a ship.
  19. Floor of a ship.
  20. To clothe; adorn.
  21. To dress elegantly; adorn; decorate.
  22. To put a deck on.
  23. A platform or floor across a vessel; the space between two such platforms.
  24. A car- roof.
  25. A pack of playing - cards.
  26. Fit for a deck; on deck. The quarter- deck, that above the upper deck, reaching forward from the stern to the gangway. The half- deck, the under part of the quarter- deck. To clear the decks, to prepare for action.
  27. The plank flooring of a ship.
  28. A pack of cards piled regularly on each other. To sweep the decks, to win all the stakes.
  29. To cover; to clothe; to adorn; to furnish a vessel with a deck.
  30. The planked flooring of a ship- large ships having several decks; a pack of cards piled regularly on each other.
  31. To adorn; to clothe or dress with great care; to furnish with a deck.
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Usage examples for deck

  1. Come up on deck, and I'll tell you. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. Make sure that none of the women come on deck. – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  3. Life- lines were fitted to facilitate a safe passage on deck. – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox
  4. Men were seen on the deck. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  5. You offered me the place of deck- hand! – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  6. While he was forward the young lady came on deck. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. On deck again, Mr. Passford? – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  8. And then Panek got up and left the observation deck. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  9. As the hour grew late, only the watch on deck, together with the officer in charge, remained above; that is except Ralph, who found everything interesting. – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown
  10. Alan leaped over the ruin of the steps and down upon the car deck. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  11. I slept that night on deck. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  12. " I am entirely satisfied with your story," said the officer, when they returned to the deck. – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  13. He looked down at the motionless figure on the deck. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  14. At last they reached the deck once more. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  15. " There are twenty men on deck to tell the story," replied the captain. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  16. That walk on the deck was the first of many, and it soon became evident to Ormond that he was rapidly becoming his old self again. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  17. Now let us go on deck." – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  18. " I won't come on deck," I went on. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  19. The hold is all one great store- room, no deck above the vessel's floor except the main deck. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  20. Reginald kissed her and set her down on the deck. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
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