rub rail

noun

Definition of rub rail 

: a metal rail to protect against rubbing: such as

a : a projecting steel or aluminum strip that protects a truck or bus body against damage by gliding contact

b : a brass rail on a boat to take wear of the lines

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First Known Use of rub rail

1939, in the meaning defined above

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