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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Deck \Deck\ (d[e^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decked (d[e^]kt); p.
pr. & vb. n. Decking.] [D. dekken to cover; akin to E.
thatch. See Thatch.]
1. To cover; to overspread.
To deck with clouds the uncolored sky. --Milton.
2. To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe
with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to
Syn: adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, ornament, beautify.
Deck thyself now with majesty and excellency.
--Job xl. 10.
And deck my body in gay ornaments. --Shak.
The dew with spangles decked the ground. --Dryden.
3. To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
4. to knock down (a person) with a forceful blow; as, He
decked his opponent with a single punch.
Syn: coldcock, dump, knock down, floor.
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