decked

/ (dɛkt) /


adjective
  1. having a wooden deck or platform: a decked terrace

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How to use decked in a sentence

  • He hath decked it with silver and gold: he hath put it together with nails and hammers, that it may not fall asunder.

  • Let the folds be adorned with leaves and branches fastened to them, while a trailing wreath covers the gay-decked gates.

  • I decked thee also with ornaments, and put bracelets on thy hands, and a chain about thy neck.

  • Thou sattest on a very fine bed, and a table was decked before thee: whereupon thou didst set my incense, and my ointment.

  • Ordinary narrative poems with no satiric intent were decked in Hudibrastic couplets for the sake of a superficial cleverness.

    Aesop Dress'd | Bernard Mandeville