lower deck


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lower deck

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1. (Nautical Terms) the deck of a ship situated immediately above the hold
2. (Nautical Terms) informal the petty officers and seamen of a ship collectively
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Noun1.lower deck - the deck below the main deck
deck - any of various platforms built into a vessel
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Well," he said, "you had better get down on the lower deck, port side.
Hamilton Fynes made his way quietly to the lower deck, which was almost deserted.
An examination of the wreckage showed that their greatest danger, now, lay in fire, for the flames were licking hungrily at the splintered wood of the wrecked cabin, and had already found a foothold upon the lower deck through a great jagged hole which the explosion had opened.
There is always a clerk's office on the lower deck, where you pay your fare; a ladies' cabin; baggage and stowage rooms; engineer's room; and in short a great variety of perplexities which render the discovery of the gentlemen's cabin, a matter of some difficulty.
In it was a large, commodious hatch, leading to the lower deck.
D'Artagnan, finding a lantern on the deck, took it up and with a pistol in his hand he said to the captain, in English, "Come," (being, with the classic English oath, the only English words he knew), and so saying he descended to the lower deck.
With a little scream Virginia Maxon sprang back to the lower deck and ran toward her stateroom.
The sea seemed to be getting heavier, for every wave now washed completely over the lower deck.
All was full of life, buoyant and rejoicing;--all but Haley's gang, who were stored, with other freight, on the lower deck, and who, somehow, did not seem to appreciate their various privileges, as they sat in a knot, talking to each other in low tones.
The woman walked forward among the boxes and bales of the lower deck, and, sitting down, busied herself with chirruping to her baby.
We looked for'ard, we looked tull hus room, aye looked tull the engine-room, an' we looked along aft on the lower deck, and there he was, on both sides the cover to the steam-pipe runnun' tull the after-wunches.
Luckily just as the pirate was nearing the lower deck level a chair thrown by a German passenger connected with him, sending him tumbling into the sea.