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rudderpost

or rudder post

[ruhd-er-pohst] /ˈrʌd ərˌpoʊst/
noun, Nautical.
1.
the vertical member of a stern frame on which the rudder is hung; a sternpost.
Origin of rudderpost
1685-1695
First recorded in 1685-95; rudder + post1
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British Dictionary definitions for rudderpost

rudderpost

/ˈrʌdəˌpəʊst/
noun (nautical)
1.
Also called rudderstock (ˈrʌdəˌstɒk). 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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