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n. (abbreviation of December English)

Usage examples of "dec.".

The which being done, the carpenter and Master affirmed that a post put under it, set firm in the lower deck, and otherwise bound, would make it sufficient.

A jovial spree in the cabin at night, A song on the rolling deck, A lark ashore with the ships in sight, Till -- a wreck goes down with a wreck.

A smoke and a yarn on the deck by day, When life is a waking dream, And care and trouble so far away That out of your life they seem.

The night comes down on a restless deck, -- Grim cliffs -- and -- The Open Sea!