Definition of Rudderstock

1. Noun. A vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot.

Exact synonyms: Rudderpost
Generic synonyms: Post
Group relationships: Rudder



Definition of Rudderstock

1. n. The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or the like, with the sternpost of a vessel.

Definition of Rudderstock

1. Noun. (nautical) The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or similarly, with the sternpost of a vessel. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rudderstock

rudded
rudder
rudder authority
rudder blade
rudderfish
rudderhead
rudderheads
rudderhole
rudderholes
rudderless
rudderlessly
rudderlessness
rudderpost
rudderposts
rudders
rudderstock (current term)
rudderstocks
ruddied
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ruddiest
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ruddiness
ruddinesses
rudding
ruddle
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ruddleman
ruddlemen
ruddles

Literary usage of Rudderstock

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1. Jones Readers by Grades by Lewis Henry Jones (1904)
"We had intended to do the same with the screw; but as it, with its iron case, would certainly help to strengthen the stern, and especially the rudderstock, ..."

2. Wooden Shipbuilding: A Comprehensive Manual for Wooden Shipbuilders, to edited by William John Thompson (1918)
"A block of wood that is bolted to the rudderstock under one of the pintles, so as to prevent the rudder from unshipping. ..."

3. Pacific Marine Review (1918)
"In spite of the fact that the vessel lost her rudder, rudderstock, a small part of her keel, and damaged her sternpost, the hull was intact. ..."

4. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion by United States Naval War Records Office (1897)
"1 am just informed that the rudderstock of the Fanny is too much broken to trust oven in the sound without repair. I have directed the repairs to be made. ..."

5. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1897)
"... or quadrant, on the rudderstock a little below the main-deck beams, carrying the chains to which the steel-wire tiller ropes are connected; ..."

6. Report of the Operations of the U.S. Revenue Steamer Nunivak on the Yukon by John C. Cantwell (1902)
"The injured rudderstock was therefore unshipped, and under the supervision of Assistant Engineer Wood an attempt to repair the damage was made by our ..."

7. United States Compiled Statutes, Annotated, 1916: Embracing the Statutes of by John Allan Mallory, United States (1920)
"Where a collision was caused by the breaking of the rudderstock of one of the vessels, there is a presumption of fault on her part, and she has the burden ..."

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