shelter deck


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shelter deck upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below
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In literature:

The boat was very small, and there was no shelter whatever from the rain on the deck.
"Rollo in Scotland" by Jacob Abbott
The after well-deck held the horse shelters and an auxiliary kitchen.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
Her deck chair was always set out in the most sheltered and comfortable place.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
He stands on the shelter deck.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
The tarpaulin had proved unnecessary, for she was sheltered by the deck-buildings from spray.
"Daisy's Aunt" by E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
There appeared to be about eight or nine men on her deck, who sheltered themselves under the weather bulwarks.
"The Pirate and The Three Cutters" by Frederick Marryat
Pulling rapidly in to the town shore, shelter was found beneath the overhanging deck of a deserted wharf-boat.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Of this gorgeous spectacle Elinor Marshall, in a sheltered corner of the deck, was an appreciative witness.
"The Pines of Lory" by John Ames Mitchell
The snow came on faster, and the deck passengers huddled in for shelter.
"An Isle in the Water" by Katharine Tynan
The sailors congratulated themselves on the shelter provided by the deck overhead.
"The Goddess of Atvatabar" by William R. Bradshaw
The watch on deck were asleep or dozing in sheltered nooks.
"Harper's Round Table, July 16, 1895" by Various
In a sheltered nook on the deck I recognize her in the lap of a stranger.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
It did rain, but I was well tucked away in the shelter of a deck-house, and was little the worse for it.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
A cry of dismay and astonishment rose from her deck, as every one instinctively sought shelter from the hail of iron.
"Privateers and Privateering" by E. P. Statham
So keen was the wind that Denbigh and his companion were glad to take shelter under the lee of the deck-houses.
"Rounding up the Raider" by Percy F. Westerman
The whole watch is to be constantly on deck, except when the rain obliges them to go down for shelter.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
I accordingly turned and staggered with him as far as the taffrail, then forward again to the sheltered side of the deck.
"A Cabinet Secret" by Guy Boothby
You will scarcely be able to keep a man on deck, and we shall have to stay in the shelter of the huts.
"A Roving Commission" by G. A. Henty
From her deck it looked as if she were at sea, for the banks that sheltered her were only marked by lines of foam.
"Kit Musgrave's Luck" by Harold Bindloss
There's shelter to be got under this deck, here.
"My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3" by William Clark Russell

In poetry:

Witness thy portrait, smoke-defiled,
That decked his shelter-place.
Life seemed more present, wrote the child,
Beneath thy well-known face.
"A Recantation" by Rudyard Kipling
There friendship shall lure modest worth to our door,
And shelter from care's wintry blast;
Content, deck'd in smiles, spread her pastoral store,
And Miranda prepare the repast!--
"May-Day ; Or, The Discovery. A Pastoral. In The Manner of Cunningham" by Hector MacNeill