star-board side

star-board side

The right side of an airplane when viewed from the rear with one's face toward its nose. The left side is called the port side. See port side.
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He began at the first bunks forward on the star-board side. In the top one lay Oofty-Oofty, a Kanaka and splendid seaman, so named by his mates.