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gunnel

noun gun·nel

Less common spelling of

:the upper edge of a ship's or boat's side

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gunnel

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noun gun·nel \ ˈgə-nᵊl \

Definition of gunnel

:a small slimy eellike bony fish (Pholis gunnellus) of the North Atlantic; broadly :any fish of the family (Pholidae) to which the gunnel belongs

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