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helm

Nautical
a. the wheel, tiller, or entire apparatus by which a vessel is steered
b. the position of the helm: that is, on the side of the keel opposite from that of the rudder

Helm

A bulbous termination to the top of a tower, found in central and eastern Europe.

helm

[helm]
(naval architecture)
The tiller or wheel controlling a ship's rudder.
The entire apparatus for steering a ship.
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If there was a lesson to be learned, Helming already knew it.
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