quarterdeck

[ US /ˈkwɔɹtɝˌdɛk/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɔːtədˌɛk/ ]
NOUN
  1. the stern area of a ship's upper deck
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How To Use quarterdeck In A Sentence

  • How do stocks like Quarterdeck and Iomega break away from the conventional pack and come away with the winnings?
  • It is true also that there were many autocratic denizens of the quarterdeck whom a speck of dust would render apoplectic, but who were not in the least interested in accurate gunnery.
  • Weeks of training on the quarterdeck had firmed the muscles, but minds were too easily seduced by the proffered friendship.
  • He would doubtless have done well enough as "dicky" in an ordinary wind-jammer, but on the quarterdeck of such a craft as the The First Mate The Story of a Strange Cruise
  • Glancing around the quarterdeck, he sat down on the deck beside her.
  • Without an accurate chart, she anchored in Betano Bay at dusk on September 23, 1942 and commenced disembarking troops over her quarterdeck.
  • Even so, Nichols, watching from the Caledonia's quarterdeck, was almost mesmerized by the lifeboat coxswain 's seamanship. LET NOT THE DEEP
  • When I turned to look at the quarterdeck I saw Keetch there, not far from the splintered stump of the mainmast. STONE THE CROWS, IT'S A VACUUM-CLEANER
  • Captain Joy himself was pacing the quarterdeck at the back of the ship. THE MYSTERY OF THE PURPLE PIRATE
  • Admiral Byng, by contrast, was shot by firing squad on his own quarterdeck for his incompetence in action against a French fleet which was besieging the British garrison at Port Mahon in Minorca in 1756.
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