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transitive verb (1)

: to deprive (as a person) of a helmet


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transitive verb (2)

: to deprive (a ship or boat) of the rudder

Word History


Transitive verb (1)

dis- entry 1 + helm (helmet)

Transitive verb (2)

dis- entry 1 + helm (steering apparatus)

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“Dishelm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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