taffrail

[n] - the railing around the stern of a ship
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Taffrail

Taff'rail noun [ Dutch tafereel a panel, picture, from tafel table, from Latin tabula . See Table .] (Nautical) The upper part of a ship's stern, which is flat like a table on the top, and sometimes ornamented with carved work; the rail around a ship's stern. [ Writte...
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taffrail

noun the railing around the stern of a ship
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Taffrail

• (n.) The upper part of a ship`s stern, which is flat like a table on the top, and sometimes ornamented with carved work; the rail around a ship`s stern.
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Taffrail

On an old sailing ship, the taffrail was the upper part of the ship's stern timbers.
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Taffrail

The rail at the stern of the boat.
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taffrail

A safety rail around the after deck.
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Taffrail

A rail at the stern of the boat that covers the head of the counter timbers.
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Taffrail

A Taffrail is the aftermost railing around the stern of a ship, often, but not always, ornately carved. A taffrail log is an object dragged from the stern of the vessel to calculate the vessel`s speed through the water. During the 19th century, American sailing ships sometimes rigged a mizzen mast and sail from the taff rail in light airs. == Ext....
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Taffrail

A rail at the stern of the boat that covers the head of the counter timbers.
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taffrail

rail round the stern of a ship
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Taffrail

Ornamental rail along the upper edge of the stern. It's usually supported by square or round stanchions.
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taffrail

rail round the stern of a ship
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