stern sheets

plural noun

Definition of stern sheets

: the space in the stern of an open boat not occupied by the thwarts

First Known Use of stern sheets

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Stern sheets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stern%20sheets. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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