skeg

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skeg

noun \ˈskeg\

Definition of SKEG

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

Variants of SKEG

skeg also skag \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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