Origin of skeg
Examples from the Web for skeg
The surface vessel has a propeller in her skeg operating athwartship in addition to the usual stem propeller.The Submarine in War and Peace|Simon Lake
Skeg, skeg, n. a stump, branch: the after-part of a ship's keel.
The other end of the propeller-shaft rests in the skeg bearing.
The end of the propeller also revolves adjacent to the bearing in the skeg.