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Stern

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To sit at the stern; At the stern of public affairs. Having the management of public affairs. The stern is the steer-erni.e. steer-place; and to sit at the stern is “to sit at the helm.”

“Sit at chiefest stern of public weal.”


Shakespeare: 1 Henry VI., i. 1.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Stentor
Stentorian Lungs
Stentorophonic Voice
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Stephen’s Bread (St.)
Stephens (Joanna)
Stepney Papers
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