steer

Part of speech: noun

A young ox.

Part of speech: verb

To guide ( a vessel) by means of a rudder; direct one's course.

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Usage examples "steer":

  1. If the Holy Fathers do not sit in the council of princes, if they are not the conscience of the powerful, and steer the machine of state, the world goes to destruction, and mankind is lost. - "Old Fritz and the New Era", Louise Muhlbach.
  2. I know how to steer a motor boat, and I can steer an ice- boat, I guess, and Freddie was very sure about it. - "The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City", Laura Lee Hope.
  3. Now watch me steer! - "The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City", Laura Lee Hope.