- steerage (n.)
- c. 1400, "steering apparatus of a ship;" mid-15c., "action of steering," from steer (v.) + -age. Meaning "part of a ship in front of the chief cabin" is from 1610s; originally in the rear of the ship where the steering apparatus was, it retained the name after the introduction of the deck wheel in early 18c.; hence meaning "section of a ship with the cheapest accommodations," first recorded 1804, later found in the front part of a ship.
- 1. The ship went with easy steerage.
- 2. Passengers traveling in the steerage paid the lowest fares.
- 3. But He , that hath the steerage of my course, direct my sail!
- 4. He was re - elected for his miraculous steerage of the country through an economic disaster.
- 5. He is re - elected for his miraculous steerage of the country through an economic disaster.
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