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Definition of "tafferel" []

  • A carved panel (noun)
  • The flat upper part of a ship's stern above the transom, often decorated with carvings (noun)
  • The taffrail (noun)

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Use "tafferel" in a sentence
  • "Yet we should oftener look over the tafferel of our craft, like curious passengers, and not make the voyage like stupid sailors picking oakum."
  • "Accordingly, it had one hundred feet in the beam, one hundred feet in the keel, and one hundred feet from the bottom of the sternpost to the tafferel."
  • "Doggerel verse The sailor stood at the tafferel (or taffrail)."