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deck over

verb
1.
(transitive) to complete the construction of the upper deck between the bulwarks of (a vessel)
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  • I said nothing about this opening, because I could hear any person's footsteps on the deck over me.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • My children were in my arms, my husband paced the deck over my head.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • "I turned the deck over to Hetherton," replied Frank with a grin.

  • The small chamber leading to the deck over the porch, may, or may not be occupied as a sleeping room.

    Rural Architecture Lewis Falley Allen
  • A signal was given, and suddenly the deck over Agrippina's cabin sank in, borne down by a great weight of lead.

  • So handled, small cutters, if they have a deck over them, can ride out an ordinary gale in tolerable security.

    The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude
  • There was a great crowd of natives on deck—over a hundred—and the mate was swearing violently at them for getting in his way.

  • As Chris stepped to the deck over the side, the great white sails rose, spread, and bellied out from the three masts.

    Mr. Wicker's Window Carley Dawson
  • I had the bridge making port, and I remember what a look I took around me before I turned the deck over to the executive.

    Sonnie-Boy's People James B. Connolly

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