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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wale at the top of the side of boat.

Usage examples (32)
  • This rod forms the gunwale, which is secured by strings to the ribs.
  • For example, "gunwale" (the small walkway along the side of a boat) is pronounced "gunnel".
  • As the skiff went over the gunwale, the Parson cried, --
  • Don't jerk so, or you'll catch your hooks in the gunwale. for more
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