bow rudder

noun

Definition of bow rudder

  1. 1 :  one of the forward diving rudders of a submarine —usually used in plural

  2. 2 :  a steering stroke that is used by a bow paddler to turn a canoe sharply and is executed by bracing the shaft of the paddle against the gunwale while pointing the blade diagonally forward at slight depth

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