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noun, Nautical.
a projection supporting a rudder at its lower end, located abaft a sternpost or rudderpost.
an extension of the keel of a small craft, designed to improve steering.
noun (nautical)
a reinforcing brace between the after end of a keel and the rudderpost
a support at the bottom of a rudder
a projection from the forefoot of a vessel for towing paravanes
any short keel-like projection at the stern of a boat
(Austral) a rear fin on the underside of a surfboard


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