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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. 2018.
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  • We attended the concert in the Lounge, and the ball on the promenade deck which followed.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • So they sat once again, side by side, on the promenade deck.

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

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • He was conducted to the promenade deck, and presented to the captain.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • The captain gave him his card, and the sailor mounted to the promenade deck.

    Asiatic Breezes Oliver Optic
  • They carried six quick-firers on the upper or promenade deck.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • This announcement called all hands to the promenade deck of the packet.

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

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
  • Ash is also used in the grand saloons on the promenade deck.

    The Hudson Wallace Bruce
  • Occasionally it goes to look over from the promenade deck at the steerage.

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
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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