Whipstaff

Whip'staff` noun (Nautical) A bar attached to the tiller, for convenience in steering.
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Whipstaff

• (n.) A bar attached to the tiller, for convenience in steering.
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Whipstaff

A vertical lever connected to a tiller, used for steering on larger ships before the development of the ship's wheel.
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Whipstaff

A vertical lever connected to a tiller, used for steering on larger ships before the development of the ship's wheel.
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whipstaff

vertical lever controlling ship
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whipstaff

vertical lever controlling ship's rudder
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Whipstaff

A whipstaff, sometimes called a whip or kolder-stok, is a device used in 16th- and 17th-century Europe to control the movement of a large sailing ship. Its development preceded the invention of the more-complex ship`s wheel and followed the simple use of a tiller to control the steering of a ship underway. Before the 16th century most sailing ves....
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