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taffrail

noun taff·rail \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
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Origin of TAFFRAIL

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

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