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tillernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɪl.ər/ us   /ˈtɪl.ɚ/
a long handle attached to and used to turn a rudder (= blade at the back of a boat used to control the boat's direction)
(Definition of tiller from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tiller”
in Spanish caña del timón…
in Vietnamese tay bánh lái tàu…
in Malaysian celaga, bam…
in Thai ด้ามของหางเสือเรือ…
in French barre…
in German die Ruderpinne…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舵柄…
in Indonesian tangkai kemudi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舵柄…
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