Part of speech: verb

To put or turn ( the helm) to the starboard.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the right of a vessel.

Part of speech: noun

That side of a vessel on the right hand of one facing the bow.

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Usage examples "starboard":

  1. " The Superb was now seen a little way on the starboard bow, engaged with one of the enemy's ships, while several others were in sight at a distance ahead. - "Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I", Sir John Ross.
  2. " Young feller," he said, " I reckon that starboard hoss is my old mare. - "Lavender and Old Lace", Myrtle Reed.
  3. He had made it fast on the schooner's starboard quarter, near the little accommodation ladder. - "Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas", Lloyd Osbourne.