Definition of Skeg

1. Noun. A brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost.

Generic synonyms: Brace
Group relationships: After Part, Poop, Quarter, Stern, Tail



Definition of Skeg

1. n. A sort of wild plum.

Definition of Skeg

1. Noun. (nautical) a fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) a similar construction on a boat that acts as a keel ¹

3. Noun. a fin that serves to stabilize a surfboard ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A sort of wild plum. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A kind of oats. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skeg

1. a timber that connects the keel and sternpost of a ship [n -S]

Medical Definition of Skeg

1. 1. A sort of wild plum. 2. A kind of oats. 3. The after part of the keel of a vessel, to which the rudder is attached. Origin: Prov. E, also a stump of a branch, a wooden peg; cf. Icel. Skgr a wood, Sw. Skog. Cf. Shaw. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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