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Words nearby deadlight
Example sentences from the Web for deadlight
As the deadlight had been closed over the port, the state-room was illumined only by a gray half-gloom from the cabin.The Harbor Master|Theodore Goodridge Roberts
Under this head may also be mentioned the Funa'l or Deadlight, which was lighted in some churchyards at night.
He drew back to avoid a brick that threatened to enter the deadlight, and the conversation ended.The Grain Ship|Morgan Robertson
Remembering his embarrassment of the morning, Denman did not seek the deck, but looked through his deadlight.The Wreck of the Titan|Morgan Robertson
It was hot in the room, and rather dark, as the deadlight to the poop-deck was fogged by sea water.Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore
British Dictionary definitions for deadlight
- a bull's-eye let into the deck or hull of a vessel to admit light to a cabin
- a shutter of wood or metal for sealing off a porthole or cabin window