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 Meanings and Examples of DECK
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deck
 n.  a pack of 52 cards; any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel
Classic Sentence: (144 in 10 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Now secure, she wanted to dance, to play, to riot, to gorge on foods and fine wine, to deck herself in silks and satins, to wallow on soft feather beds and fine upholstery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  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
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
4  Finally, I always go to sea as a sailor, because of the wholesome exercise and pure air of the fore-castle deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
5  So disordered, self-condemning is his look, that had there been policemen in those days, Jonah, on the mere suspicion of something wrong, had been arrested ere he touched a deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
6  The prodigious strain upon the main-sail had parted the weather-sheet, and the tremendous boom was now flying from side to side, completely sweeping the entire after part of the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
7  Nothing was done, and nothing seemed capable of being done; those on deck rushed towards the bows, and stood eyeing the boom as if it were the lower jaw of an exasperated whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
8  And so saying, he led the way below deck into the cabin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
9  Bildad said no more, but buttoning up his coat, stalked on deck, where we followed him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. His Mark.
10  I was going to ask him some further questions concerning Ahab, when we heard a noise on deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
11  And so saying he went on deck, and we followed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
12  Upon each side of the Pequod's quarter deck, and pretty close to the mizzen shrouds, there was an auger hole, bored about half an inch or so, into the plank.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
13  But after that morning, he was every day visible to the crew; either standing in his pivot-hole, or seated upon an ivory stool he had; or heavily walking the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
14  Among sea-commanders, the old greybeards will oftenest leave their berths to visit the night-cloaked deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
15  Lighting the pipe at the binnacle lamp and planting the stool on the weather side of the deck, he sat and smoked.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30. The Pipe.
Example Sentence:
1  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.
2  I dressed myself in nautical rig, and went on deck to see all that I could.
3  Under such a wind you cannot see one mariner on deck of that ship.
4  In earlier part of the 19th centuries, a sloop of war was a small sailing warship with a single gun deck that carried anything up to eighteen cannon.
5  The line of vision from the flight deck towards the horizon will actually portray a white even expanse which is uniformly level.
6  A CD-I deck looks like a video recorder and plugs into the home television and stereo system.
7  The deck represents the cutting edge in CD reproduction.
8  Destiny is a deck of CARDS, licensing is god, play CARDS is myself.
9  The side of a ship flares from the keel to the deck.
10  He decked himself out in his best suit.