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skeg

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noun \ˈskeg\

Definition of skeg

  1. 1 :  the stern of the keel of a ship near the sternpost; especially :  the part connecting the keel with the bottom of the rudderpost in a single-screw ship

  2. 2 :  a fin situated on the rear bottom of a surfboard that is used for steering and stability



Variants of skeg

also skag play \ˈskag\

Origin of skeg

Middle English skegge, from Old Norse skegg cutwater, literally, beard — more at shag


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with skeg


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