Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The vertical shaft of a rudder that allows it to pivot when the tiller or steering gear is operated. Also called rudderpost.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or similarly, with the sternpost of a vessel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or the like, with the sternpost of a vessel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The main piece or broadest part of the rudder, attached to the stern-post by the pintles and gudgeons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot

Etymologies

rudder +‎ stock (Wiktionary)

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