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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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You can see it: It's a new day here," Gunnels added soon after the rally at the Capitol Wednesday.
The skin samples collected from the cranial (at approximately 25% TL) and caudal regions (at about 75% TL) of the hagfish and gunnels were also similar in strength and stiffness (Table 1).
Amanda and Jan Gunnels Burcham, Kathryn Castle, Elaine Surbeck et al.
Rosemary Gunnels, office manager of the Sixth Circuit PD, won the Holly Marie Stutz Outstanding Administrative Award, and Michelle McNamara in the 13th Circuit won Support Staff Employee of the Year.
On the last trip across the river on the night of the evacuation, Russ Kennedy may have taken out 32 airborne troops, but the boat gunnels were only inches above the water.
Over the years they have become a service to trust - the main problem is capacity on the line because most trains are packed to the gunnels, which highlights the need for HS2.
Years after I'd left home my old bedroom remained intact, stuffed to the gunnels with teddies and schoolbooks, old make-up and shoes.
My triumph was short-lived though when she got up and displayed her magnificent figure all wrapped-up in a tight-fitting, fluffy, chocolate swirl of a dress, leaving me, stuffed to the gunnels, feeling sick.
Our eighth year of campaigning has been packed to the gunnels with great stories, great achievements and great people - just take a look through today's special supplement.
14, at Roseburg Memorial Gardens in Roseburg for Arthur Paul Gunnels Sr.
I'd add a 24-volt trolling motor up front, Wave Wacker splashguards on the back, and at least 4 rod holders on the gunnels.
and my dog at the gunnels went rigid with curious zeal