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sternpost

[sturn-pohst]
noun Nautical.
an upright member rising from the after end of a keel; a rudderpost or propeller post.
Also called body post.


Origin:
1570–80; stern2 + post1

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sternpost (ˈstɜːnˌpəʊst)
 
n
nautical the main upright timber or structure at the stern of a vessel

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