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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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16, 1930, in Borger, Texas, to Mark and Sue Roberts Gunnels.
It teaches them that though you purchase sweet corn from the supermarket, there's a farmer out there who worked hard to grow and deliver it," says Gunnels.
Color pigments in the penpoint gunnel Apodichthys flavidus and their ecological significance.
Rawlyns's hands were huge and strong with palms as weathered as the gunnels of his skiff.
Companies with defined benefit plans were trying to seriously cut pensions even when they were experiencing very good times," notes Warren Gunnels, the legislative director for Representative Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont.
The old Navy term was `taking green water over the gunnels,' '' said Talmadge, who finished fourth in the tournament with two scoring fish - a 20-inch rainbow and a 20-inch cutthroat.
CONCLUSION: A hefty book stuffed to the gunnels with tutorials and real life examples of how to get the most from Dreamweaver MX.
Now venues like Tunnel Barn Farm and Woodlands View are stocked to the gunnels with them.
It was the inaugural visit of the Columbus, a 420-passenger cruise ship filled to the gunnels with German tourists, a spectacle not seen in these parts since the days of great passenger steamships that petered out in the 1950s.
When it comes to grabbing an oar to promote the good ship Lambourn, few have ever beaten Oliver Sherwood to the gunnels.
Comark Ltd of Comark House, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, tel:0143 836 7367 have just brought a new pocket size thermometer, the Pocketherm.
Ditto with the Tube, which even when it is running, is packed to the gunnels, has only one temperature (110 degrees), never runs on time and if it's after 8pm you're likely to get raped or murdered - and that particularly applies to the men.