weather wheel

noun

Definition of weather wheel

: the position of responsibility at the weather side of the helm of a ship when two or more helmsmen are stationed at the wheel — compare lee wheel

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“Weather wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather%20wheel. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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