stern frame

noun

Definition of stern frame

1 : the timbers in a wooden vessel constituting the upper part of stern or counter
2 : the forging or casting in a steel ship including in one piece the propeller post with boss, the sternpost with gudgeons, and the arch and solepiece

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“Stern frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stern%20frame. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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