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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helm(noun)

    steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered

  2. helm(verb)

    a position of leadership

    "the President is at the helm of the Ship of State"

  3. helm(verb)

    be at or take the helm of

    "helm the ship"


  1. Helm(ProperNoun)

    The only named wind in the British Isles. Blows westward form the Pennine fells over Cumbria and is often accompanied by a line of clouds on top of the hills called the Helm Bar.

  2. Origin: helma, from khelman = "handle"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Helm(noun)

    see Haulm, straw

  2. Helm(noun)

    the apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone

  3. Helm(noun)

    the place or office of direction or administration

  4. Helm(noun)

    one at the place of direction or control; a steersman; hence, a guide; a director

  5. Helm(noun)

    a helve

  6. Helm(verb)

    to steer; to guide; to direct

  7. Helm(noun)

    a helmet

  8. Helm(noun)

    a heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain

  9. Helm(verb)

    to cover or furnish with a helm or helmet

  10. Origin: [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hjlm, and perh. to E. helve.]


  1. Helm

    Helm, The Watcher, is a fictional deity in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Within the context of the game, Helm is known as the Vigilant One, the Great Guard, and The Watcher. God of guardians, protection and protectors, and worshiped by guards and paladins, he was long seen as a cold and focused deity who impartially took the role of defender and sometimes also enforcer. His activities in the Time of Troubles caused the folk of Faerûn to look differently on the Watcher.

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