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gunnel

noun gun·nel

less common spelling of

  1. :  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

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

Origin and Etymology of gunnel

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1740


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