DECK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of deck
Definition:
n. a pack of 52 cards; any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel
Example:
She was leaning over, with part of her upper deck above water, and you could see every little chimbly-guy clean and clear, and a chair by the big bell, with an old slouch hat hanging on the back of it, when the flashes come.
Sentence in Classic:
A tall man stood on the deck, looking out towards the flat dark land: and by the light at the pierhead he saw his face, the sorrowful face of Brother Michael.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Every day of that voyage I loved her more, and many a time since have I kneeled down in the darkness of the night watch and kissed the deck of that ship because I knew her dear feet had trod it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Jim said we could take deck passage on a steamboat now, and the money would last us as far as we wanted to go in the free States.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Rows of chairs, deck chairs, gilt chairs, hired cane chairs, and indigenous garden seats had been drawn up on the terrace.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
The Anabaptist being upon deck bore a hand; when a brutish sailor struck him roughly and laid him sprawling; but with the violence of the blow he himself tumbled head foremost overboard, and stuck upon a piece of the broken mast.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Surrounded by the rosy light, and standing high upon the deck, apart together, she clinging to him, and he holding her, they solemnly passed away.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But, strangest of all, the very instant the shore was touched, an immense dog sprang up on deck from below, as if shot up by the concussion, and running forward, jumped from the bow on the sand.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Miss Bart, emerging late the next morning from her cabin, found herself alone on the deck of the Sabrina.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
In the morning, however, as soon as it was light, I went upon deck and found all the sailors busy on one side of the vessel, apparently talking to someone in the sea.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Scarlett sat quietly on the stool fanning herself, not daring to look up, wishing Captain Butler back on the deck of his ship where he belonged.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Then they were all placed on sixty country carts, and driven home to the king, and for once he was able to deck his table with game, after having had none at all for years.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context