taffrail definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical The railway all over stern of a vessel.
    • Nautical The level top area of the stern of a vessel, manufactured from lumber and frequently richly created.
    • The curved wood the surface of the stern of a sailing man-of-war or East Indiaman, typically carved or decorated.
    • The train around the stern of a ship.
    • The deck location during the stern of a vessel.
    • the top of part of a ship's stern, which can be level like a table on top, and often ornamented with carved work; the railway around a ship's stern.
    • just like tafferel; now, as generally grasped (from confusion with the term railway), the railway across the stern of a vessel.
    • the railing around the stern of a ship

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