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 for Taffrail
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Taffrail \Taff"rail\, n. [D. tafereel a panel, picture, fr.
     tafel table, fr. L. tabula. See Table.] (Naut.)
     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. [Written also tafferel.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the railing around the stern of a ship

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