larboard definition

  • noun:
    • See port2.
    • The remaining part of a ship, looking through the stern; port part.
    • The left-hand part of a ship to 1 onboard dealing with toward the bow; slot; -- in opposition to starboard.
    • Nautical, that side of a ship which will be from the left hand of one dealing with the bow: in opposition to starboard, the right-hand side.
    • the left part of a ship or aircraft to somebody who is aboard and facing the bow or nostrils
  • adjective:
    • regarding the port part.
    • On or with respect to the left-hand part of a vessel; port.
    • on the remaining side of a ship or aircraft
  • others:
    • Of or related to the left-hand part of a ship; slot: since, the larboard one-fourth.

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