helm port

helm port

noun
the opening at the stern of a ship, through which a rudderstock passes.

Origin:
1840–50

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To helm port
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: helm
Next Definition: helm-port
Words Near: helm port
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for helm port
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing helm port
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;