Rudderstock
Rudderstock Rud"der*stock`, n. (Naut.) The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or the like, with the sternpost of a vessel. [1913 Webster]

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  • rudderstock — [rud′ərstäk΄] n. the part of a vessel s rudder by which it is pivoted to the sternpost or rudderpost …   English World dictionary

  • rudderstock — /rud euhr stok /, n. Naut. the vertical member at the forward edge of a rudder, hinged at the sternpost and attached to the helm or steering gear. Also, rudder stock. [1860 65; RUDDER + STOCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • rudderstock — noun a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot • Syn: ↑rudderpost • Hypernyms: ↑post • Part Holonyms: ↑rudder * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • rudderpost — noun a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot • Syn: ↑rudderstock • Hypernyms: ↑post • Part Holonyms: ↑rudder * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • rud|der|post — «RUHD uhr POHST», noun. 1. an extension of the sternpost on which the rudder is hung. 2. = rudderstock. (Cf. ↑rudderstock) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helm — Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or wheel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm alee — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm amidships — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm aport — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm astarboard — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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