Noun(1) the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship(2) the act of steering a ship
(1) Letters and travel diaries indicate that dancing was an activity enjoyed by both steerage and cabin passengers, illustrating dance's potential as a site for exchange between these groups.(2) he lowers his sails and enters softly, with gentle steerage(3) In Titanic, virtually every Englishman was insufferable, while happy Irish fiddlers and dancers created a wonderful atmosphere in steerage .(4) poor emigrants in steerage(5) By virtue of clothing alone, it was not at all difficult to tell which passengers were steerage , and which were first-class.(6) Dickens is especially convincing about the wretched conditions experienced by emigrants who travelled in steerage .(7) Writing of the conditions in steerage , one cabin passenger commented ├ö├ç├┐poor creatures, it is a horrible place between decks, so many people in so small a space, I wonder how they live.├ö├ç├û
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You can have a hammock in STEERAGE.
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