fife rail

noun

Definition of fife rail

: a rail about the mast near the deck to which rigging is belayed

First Known Use of fife rail

circa 1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Fife rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fife%20rail. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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