Definitions of stern

The word stern uses 5 letters:enrst.

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n. - The black tern. 2

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. 2

v. t. - The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder. 2

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. 2

v. t. - Fig.: The post of management or direction. 2

v. t. - The hinder part of anything. 2

v. t. - The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog. 2

a. - Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. 2


Direct anagrams of stern

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