American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The vertical shaft of a rudder that allows it to pivot when the tiller or steering gear is operated. Also called rudderpost.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The main piece or broadest part of the rudder, attached to the stern-post by the pintles and gudgeons.
- n. nautical The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or similarly, with the sternpost of a vessel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or the like, with the sternpost of a vessel.
- n. a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot
- rudder + stock (Wiktionary)
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