Sternboard

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sternboard backward motion of a ship: loss of way in tacking
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. stjórn, a steering.

Usage

In literature:

Primrose' cut on the sternboard.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
There is little room for sternboard.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
Primrose' cut on the sternboard.
"Great Ghost Stories" by Various
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