More definitions of "deck":
- (noun): A porch that resembles the deck on a ship.
- (noun): Street name for a packet of illegal drugs.
- (noun): Any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel.
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)
“The almost universal bareness and smoothness of the landscape were as agreeable as novel, making it so much more like the deck of a vessel.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“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)