Definitions

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

  • adv. On or toward the starboard or right side of a ship.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Over to the starboard side.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Over to the starboard side; -- said of the tiller.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • At or to the starboard or right-hand side of a ship when looking forward.
  • Specifically, said of the tiller when it is shoved or drawn over to the starboard side of the vessel.

Etymologies

a- +‎ starboard (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We surge round hard aport then astarboard, following the channel, through overfalls and eddies like the Dorris More or Corrie

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah

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