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promenade deck

an upper deck or part of a deck on a passenger ship where passengers can stroll, often covered with a light shade deck.
Origin of promenade deck
An Americanism dating back to 1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • No, no; that is the first-class quarters; you know that you have no right on the promenade deck.

    In Search of El Dorado Harry Collingwood
  • We attended the concert in the Lounge, and the ball on the promenade deck which followed.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We also took on board three thousand bundles of bananas, which were hung up in the netting all round the promenade deck.

  • It was the time of day when the promenade deck was always full.

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • Gaiety and youth usually appear upon the promenade deck, having taken saloon passage.

    The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The captain gave him his card, and the sailor mounted to the promenade deck.

    Asiatic Breezes Oliver Optic
  • So they sat once again, side by side, on the promenade deck.

  • The two physicians paced the full length of the promenade deck.

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
  • The firing on the promenade deck ceased, Waiting for the searchlight to direct their aim.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
  • One evening this lady was strolling over the promenade deck under the escort of her brother.

British Dictionary definitions for promenade deck

promenade deck

an upper covered deck of a passenger ship for the use of the passengers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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