driftpiece

noun

Definition of driftpiece

1 : an upright or curved piece of timber connecting the plank sheer with the gunwale of a ship
2 : a scroll terminating a rail at the drift — compare drift sense 4d

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“Driftpiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/driftpiece. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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