from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cabin under the poop-deck. See deck, 2.


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  • Marzak had heard him command that bale to be borne into the poop-cabin, and that anon he had ordered it to be fetched thence when Asad had announced his intention of sailing with him.

    The Sea-Hawk

  • Mr. Fletcher had prepared a table in the poop-cabin, with a white cloth and bread and wine; and at nine of the clock we were all assembled where we might see into the cabin: and Mr. Fletcher said the

    By What Authority?

  • “Yes, sir,” the mate said, touching his cap, and then went aft to the poop-cabin, from which the captain came out as his visitor stepped on board.

    With Cochrane the Dauntless

  • In fact, her head and stern fell so much, that she rose like a hill amidships, and a person at the door of the poop-cabin could not see the sentry on the forecastle below his middle.

    The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth

  • Hillebrant upon the danger of the evening, and the selfishness and pusillanimity of Mynheer Von Stroom, when a loud noise was heard in the poop-cabin.

    The Phantom Ship

  • The ship was then got under weigh, the men had left the windlass, the sails had been trimmed, and they were securing the anchor on board, when the bell of the poop-cabin (appropriated to the supercargo) was pulled with great violence.

    The Phantom Ship

  • In the mean time, in happy ignorance of all that was passing in the poop-cabin, Mynheer Kloots smoked his pipe, drank his schnapps, and played with Johannes.

    The Phantom Ship

  • She was of a little less than four hundred tons in measurement, but she had a very neat and commodious poop-cabin.

    The Crater


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