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conn

verb \ˈkän\

Definition of conn

connedcon·ning

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to conduct or direct the steering of (as a ship)



Examples of conn

  1. <there was white-knuckle tension as the captain conned the gunboat through the mine-infested harbor>



Variants of conn

also con \ˈkän\

Origin of conn

alteration of cond, probably alteration of Middle English condien, conduen to conduct, from Anglo-French cunduire — more at conduit


First Known Use: 1626

Other Nautical Terms

Rhymes with conn


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conn

noun

Definition of conn

  1. :  the control exercised by one who conns a ship



1825

First Known Use of conn

1825

Variants of conn

also con

Other Nautical Terms


Conn

abbreviation

Definition of Conn





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