A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HELM

Sun, 6 Nov '22
Commanding position
Thu, 29 Sep '22
Big wheel's place
Fri, 5 Aug '22
Wheel, so to speak
Sun, 20 Mar '22
Leadership position
Mon, 10 Jan '22
Place for a ship's captain
Mon, 25 Oct '21
Captain's post
Tue, 24 Aug '21
Captain's place
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Captain's place on a ship
Tue, 16 Feb '21
Captain's position