Origin of rudder
Related Words for rudderrear, butt, rudder, mentor, model, counselor, teacher, pilot, buttocks, end, reverse, extremity, train, behind, stub, appendage, posterior, tag, tush, rump
Examples from the Web for rudder
Contemporary Examples of rudder
Rudder seems content to play the record keeper and let the philosophers sort out the sigificance.
There's no longer a need to make up a story, because now, as Rudder writes, "The numbers are the narrative."
Of course, Rudder admits there are more pieces to the puzzle.The New Rules of Online Dating
Lizzie Crocker, Abby Haglage
February 14, 2013
And sitting in its eye, trying to hire staff, put systems in place, and keep a forceful hand on the rudder, is Elizabeth Warren.Will the GOP Topple Warren?
July 6, 2011
What that tells us is obvious, says Rudder: "People who Tweet live their life in shorter bursts."Twitter Use Is Bad for Romance
April 19, 2011
Historical Examples of rudder
The rudder may also be curved or warped in similar manner by lever action.
To ensure rigidity the rudder must be stayed with guy wires.
Gliders as a rule have only one rudder, and this is in the rear.
The ship's rudder got loose, and was secured with difficulty.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
I used the paddle as a rudder, and to push floating timber away.Southern Lights and Shadows
Word Origin for rudder
Old English roðor "paddle, oar," from Proto-Germanic *rothru- (cf. Old Frisian roðer, Middle Low German roder, Middle Dutch roeder, Dutch roer, Old High German ruodar, German Ruder "oar"), from *ro- "steer" (see row (v.)) + suffix -þra, used to form neutral names of tools. Meaning "broad, flat piece of wood attached to the stern of a boat and used for steering" is from c.1300. Spelling with -d- for -th- first recorded mid-15c. (cf. feather, mother, gather).