Definition of Steerages

1. Noun. (plural of steerage) ¹



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Definition of Steerages

1. steerage [n] - See also: steerage

Lexicographical Neighbors of Steerages

steepleless
steeplelike
steeples
steepling
steeply
steepness
steepnesses
steeps
steepup
steepy
steer
steer clear
steer roping
steerable
steerage
steerages
steerageway
steerageways
steered
steerer
steerers
steeries
steering
steering arm
steering arms
steering column
steering committee
steering gear
steering group
steering groups

Literary usage of Steerages

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of North Atlantic Steam Navigation: With Some Account of Early by Henry Fry (1896)
"The first-cabin rooms are situated amidships; the second-cabin rooms immediately abaft the machinery space ; the steerages forward and aft of these ..."

2. The History of North Atlantic Steam Navigation: With Some Account of Early by Henry Fry (1896)
"The first-cabin rooms are situated amidships; the second-cabin rooms immediately abaft the machinery space ; the steerages forward and aft of these ..."

3. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Eugene Allen Gilmore (1910)
"Between the fore and after steerages, a partition has been erected. Formerly both sexes were lodged together, and sometimes men and women were placed in the ..."

4. The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905)
"The second cabin, to return, is thus a modified oasis in the very heart of the steerages. Through the thin partition you can hear the steerage passengers ..."

5. Immigration, a World Movement and Its American Significance by Henry Pratt Fairchild (1913)
"Steerages are usually divided into three compartments, more or less completely ... Steerages on the transatlantic vessels are divided into two main classes, ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"It was then voted — there not being a dissenting voice — that the freedom of the steerages should be extended to me ; a privilege bestowed upon few, ..."

7. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"It was then voted — there not being a dissenting voice — that the freedom of the steerages should be extended to me ; a privilege bestowed upon few, ..."

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