More definitions of "deck":
- (noun): Any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel.
- (noun): Street name for a packet of illegal drugs.
- (noun): A porch that resembles the deck on a ship.
Famous quotes containing the word deck:
“And deck the bananas in leaves
Plucked from the Carib trees,
Fibrous and dangling down,
Oozing cantankerous gum
Out of their purple maws....”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“I sang as one
Who on a tilting deck sings
To keep mens courage up, though the wake hangs
That shall cut off their sun.”
—Cecil Day Lewis (19041972)
“Think, when we talk of horses, that you see them
Printing their proud hooves i the receiving earth;
For tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)