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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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few cards shy of a full deckmentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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clear the deckMove out of the area of congestion, evacuate an area for safety's sake. Make way for emergency crews, Listen to the Boss.Rate it:

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deck outTo decorate.Rate it:

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deck outTo dress in fancy clothes.Rate it:

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hit the deckAnnouncement to ship's personnel via P.A. system to arise and leave sleeping quarters.Rate it:

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hit the deck!"Get Up!", "Get Outa The Sack", "Get Out Of Bed!"Rate it:

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not playing with a full deck(chiefly US, Canada) (of a person) Not acting completely sanely, or mildly mentally retarded or diminished.Rate it:

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one card shy of a full deckMentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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play with a full deckTo behave in a manner suggesting that one is of normal intelligence, alert, and mentally stable.Rate it:

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play with a full deckTo play a game with the availability of a team's full roster of players.Rate it:

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rearrange the deck chairs on the titanicTo do something pointless or insignificant that will soon be overtaken by events, or that contributes nothing to the solution of a current problem.Rate it:

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cheese downTo coil the tail of a rope on deck so as to present a neat appearance.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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go belowTo go below deck on a ship; to leave the top deck of a ship.Rate it:

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rag baggerA sailboat, usually a cruising sailboats which tend to carry and store lots of supplies along the deck, or any sailboat that looks like a neglected vessel, or messy vessel.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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send belowTo order someone to go below the top deck on a ship.Rate it:

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where awayA query uttered by the officer of the deck as to the direction of an object sighted by the lookout.Rate it:

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