rudder-post

rudderpost

[ruhd-er-pohst]
noun Nautical.
the vertical member of a stern frame on which the rudder is hung; a sternpost.
Also, rudder post.


Origin:
1685–95; rudder + post1

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rudderpost (ˈrʌdəˌpəʊst)
 
n
1.  Also called: rudderstock a postlike member at the forward edge of a rudder
2.  the part of the stern frame of a vessel to which a rudder is fitted

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