astarboard

astarboard
\\əˈ-\ adverb
Etymology: a- (I) + starboard
: over toward or on the starboard side of a ship — usually used of the helm

put the helm hard astarboard

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/euh stahr"beuhrd/, adv. Naut.
toward or on the starboard side.
[1620-30; A-1 + STARBOARD]

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astarboard /ə-stärˈbörd/ (nautical)
adverb
On or towards the starboard
ORIGIN:a-1

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  • Astarboard — A*star board, adv. (Naut.) Over to the starboard side; said of the tiller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astarboard — adverb Date: circa 1630 toward or on the starboard side of a ship < put the helm hard astarboard > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • astarboard — /euh stahr beuhrd/, adv. Naut. toward or on the starboard side. [1620 30; A 1 + STARBOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • astarboard — astar·board …   English syllables

  • astarboard — a•star•board [[t]əˈstɑr bərd[/t]] adv. naut. navig. toward or on the starboard side • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • Helm astarboard — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm hard astarboard — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm — Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or wheel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm alee — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm amidships — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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