Definition of Sterns

1. Noun. (plural of stern) ¹



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Definition of Sterns

1. stern [n] - See also: stern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sterns

sterno-
sternochondroscapulares
sternochondroscapularis
sternocleid
sternocleido mastoideus
sternocleidomastoid
sternocleidomastoid muscle
sternocleidomastoid vein
sternocoracoid
sternocostal
sternohyoid
sternomastoid
sternothyroid
sternpost
sternposts
sterns (current term)
sternsheets
sternsman
sternsmen
sternson
sternsons
sternum
sternums
sternutate
sternutated
sternutates
sternutating
sternutation
sternutations
sternutative

Literary usage of Sterns

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... and drave their steeds within, And waged the battle by the galleys' sterns With brass-tipp'd lances hand to hand, themselves Still fighting from their ..."

2. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1824)
"IK consequence of an article which appeared in the 18th Number of the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, on the Circular sterns for Ships of War, ..."

3. Vital Records of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Sturbridge (Mass.) (1906)
"STEARNS (see sterns), Asahel [dup. sterns] and Captivity Smith, int. Dec. 22, 1783. ... sterns (see Stearns), Reuben [dup. and dup. int. ..."

4. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1831)
"Round sterns. By a Con RESPONDENT. IN some former numbers of this Journal, in the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, and also in the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, ..."

5. Ship-building in Iron and Wood by Andrew Murray, Robert Murray, Augustin Francis Bullock Creuze (1863)
"This bow answered the desired purpose in every respect ; and it is considered that the unprotected bows and sterns of our iron-cased iron ships, ..."

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