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promenade deck

an upper deck or part of a deck on a passenger ship where passengers can stroll, often covered with a light shade deck.
Origin of promenade deck
1820-30, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Heideck, standing with Edith on the promenade-deck, followed the movements of the vessels.

  • There was, in consequence, no delay while the promenade-deck was being cleared.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • "That means only three days more now," mused the admiral, recalling these words to himself as he came out on the promenade-deck.

  • When she reached the promenade-deck, von Klausen was already there.

    Running Sands Reginald Wright Kauffman
  • As the promenade-deck is directly over the cabins, not only they did not sleep but neither did any one else.

  • When it went past endurance, she rose and stepped out upon the promenade-deck.

    The Price Francis Lynde
  • On the promenade-deck Vanderlyn was acting as the leader of enthusiastic rooters for his native land.

    The Old Flute-Player Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
  • She climbed the promenade-deck and there saw Stainton and von Klausen walking arm-in-arm.

    Running Sands Reginald Wright Kauffman
  • I presume you and Francie don't take this for a promenade-deck.

    The Reverberator Henry James
  • As he passed the wireless-house, at a turn of the promenade-deck, he caught a glimpse of green-shaded lights.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
British Dictionary definitions for promenade-deck

promenade deck

an upper covered deck of a passenger ship for the use of the passengers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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