tafferel

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tafereel, a panel, picture, diminutive of tafel, table. Dutch from the Latin tabula, table.

Noun[edit]

tafferel (plural tafferels)

  1. A carved panel
  2. (nautical) The flat upper part of a ship's stern above the transom, often decorated with carvings
  3. (nautical) The taffrail

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