or rud·der post


noun Nautical.

the vertical member of a stern frame on which the rudder is hung; a sternpost.

Origin of rudderpost

First recorded in 1685–95; rudder + post1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for rudderpost


noun nautical

Also called: rudderstock (ˈrʌdəˌstɒk) a postlike member at the forward edge of a rudder
the part of the stern frame of a vessel to which a rudder is fitted
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