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gunwale

, gunnel
Nautical the top of the side of a boat or the topmost plank of a wooden vessel

gunwale

[′gən·əl]
(naval architecture)
The upper edge of the side of a boat. Also spelled gunnel.
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Two hours later I realise my gunwhale bum has been replaced by third- degree sunburn.
A plain canoe with plastic seats and gunwhales is $700," Gordon says.