breastrail definition

  • noun:
    • the top of train of every parapet of ordinary level, at the time of a balcony, the railing of a quarterdeck, etc.
    • top of the rail of any parapet of ordinary height, by a balcony; the railing of a quarter-deck, etc.
    • The upper railway of a balcony or of a breastwork in the quarter-deck of a ship.
    • the top of railway of any parapet of ordinary level, by a balcony, the railing of a quarterdeck, etc.
    • the top of rail of any parapet of ordinary height, by a balcony; the railing of a quarter-deck, etc.
    • top of the rail of a balcony or of a breastwork on quarter-deck of a ship.
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