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wet deck

Slang definitions & phrases for wet deck

wet behind the ears

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not dry behind the ears

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Noiselessly I arose to my feet, planting myself firmly on the wet deck.

    Gordon Craig Randall Parrish
  • It was after breakfast when they met once more, on a wet deck, in bleak sunshine.

    A Soldier of the Legion C. N. Williamson
  • I heard the soft pat of his feet on the wet deck, and I heard his suppressed breathing.

    The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
  • Gerry Norton opened the duralite dome of the upper control room and stepped out on the wet deck with a few of the others.

    The Golden Amazons of Venus John Murray Reynolds
  • When this is disengaged the net comes in more easily, and the fish are dropped like a silver cataract on the wet deck.

  • From the bridge they saw him for a moment, in the gleam of light from a porthole, crossing the wet deck.

  • Terry straightened up from where the recorder played upon the wet deck.

    Creatures of the Abyss Murray Leinster
  • All the watch stood around on the wet deck, grinning, and with brooms or buckets in their hands.

  • But afterwards, in a gleam of pale sunshine, there was an endless walk to and fro on the wet deck.

    Footsteps of Fate Louis Couperus
  • At this moment Judy Malony came pattering along the wet deck with a kid of potato-peelings to throw over the bows.

    Newton Forster Captain Frederick Marryat

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