n. A young male of the ox kind; especially, a common ox; a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. See Ox.
- vb. To castrate; - said of male calves.
- vb. To direct the course of; to guide; to govern; - applied especially to a vessel in the water.
- vb. To direct a vessel in its course; to direct one's course. To be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm; as, the boat steers easily. To conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course of action.
- n. A rudder or helm.
- n. A helmsman, a pilot.