• Rudd Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A fresh-water European fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus erythrophthalmus). It is about the size and shape of the roach, but it has the dorsal fin farther back, a stouter body, and red irises. Called also redeye, roud, finscale, and shallow. A blue variety is called azurine, or blue roach.

• Rud Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Ruddle; red ocher.
  2. (n.) The rudd.
  3. (v. t.) To make red.
  4. (n.) Redness; blush.

• Rudder Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In an aircraft, a surface the function of which is to exert a turning moment about an axis of the craft.
  2. (n.) Fig.: That which resembles a rudder as a guide or governor; that which guides or governs the course.
  3. (n.) A riddle or sieve.
  4. (n.) The mechanical appliance by means of which a vessel is guided or steered when in motion. It is a broad and flat blade made of wood or iron, with a long shank, and is fastened in an upright position, usually by one edge, to the sternpost of the vessel in such a way that it can be turned from side to side in the water by means of a tiller, wheel, or other attachment.