Sterned Synonyms & Definitions
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• SternedDefinition & Meaning in English
- (a.) Having a stern of a particular shape; -- used in composition; as, square-sterned.
• SternDefinition & Meaning in English
- (v. t.) The hinder part of anything.
- (v. t.) The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.
- (v. t.) The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.
- (n.) The black tern.
- (superl.) Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree.
- (v. t.) Fig.: The post of management or direction.
- (a.) Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.
- (v. t.) The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.