taffrail

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

taff·rail

noun \ˈtaf-ˌrāl, -rəl\

Definition of TAFFRAIL

1
:  the upper part of the stern of a wooden ship
2
:  a rail around the stern of a ship

Origin of TAFFRAIL

modification of Dutch tafereel, from Middle Dutch, panel, from Old French tablel — more at tableau
First Known Use: circa 1704

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: taffrail log
Previous Word in the Dictionary: taffetized
All Words Near: taffrail

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up taffrail? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).