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Definition: Helm amidships
, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G.
helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.]
1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered,
comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used
of the tiller or wheel alone.
2. The place or office of direction or administration. “The
helm of the Commonwealth.”
3. One at the place of direction or control; a steersman;
hence, a guide; a director.
The helms o' the State, who care for you like
4. [Cf. Helve
.] A helve. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
, when the tiller, rudder, and keel are in
the same plane.
, when the tiller is borne over to the port side
of the ship.
, when the tiller is borne to the starboard
, Helm aweather
, when the tiller is borne over
to the lee or to the weather side.
Helm hard alee
, Helm hard aport
, Helm hard astarboard
etc., when the tiller is borne over to the extreme limit.
, the round hole in a vessel's counter through
which the rudderstock passes.
, helm alee.
, helm aweather.
To ease the helm
, to let the tiller come more amidships, so
as to lessen the strain on the rudder.
To feel the helm
, to obey it.
To right the helm
, to put it amidships.
To shift the helm
, to bear the tiller over to the
corresponding position on the opposite side of the vessel.
--Ham. Nav. Encyc.