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Taffrail

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taff=rail

CIDE DICTIONARY

Taffrailn. [D. tafereel a panel, picture, fr. tafel table, fr. L. tabula. See Table.].
     The upper part of a ship's stern, which is flat like a table on the top, and sometimes ornamented with carved work; the rail around a ship's stern.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Taffrail, n. Naut. a rail round a ship's stern.

Etymology
earlier tafferel f. Du. taffereel panel, dimin. of tafel (as TABLE): assim. to RAIL(1)

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