sternpost

noun
stern·​post | \ ˈstərn-ˌpōst How to pronounce sternpost (audio) \

Definition of sternpost

: the principal member at the stern of a ship extending from keel to deck

First Known Use of sternpost

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Sternpost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sternpost. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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