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Definition of "quarter-deck" []

  • Alternative spelling of quarterdeck. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quarter-deck" in a sentence
  • "That I might be discovered, I swung my oar in the air, jumped from rock to rock, and was guilty of all manner of livelinesses of action, until I could see the officers on the quarter-deck looking at me through their spyglasses."
  • "I trod the quarter-deck when I was a young man, though never the deck of the Wide Awake, which is the ship of my fancy -- and of my livelihood in these latter days."
  • "I pushed immediately onwards for the quarter-deck, where I found Commander Berry in possession of the poop, and the Spanish ensign hauling down."