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Posted 2015, Oct 13 20:02
Here is another one:
The gunwale is the top edge of the side of a boat. Originally the gunwale was the "gun ridge" on a sailing warship. This represented the strengthening wale or structural band added to the design of the ship, at and above the level of a gun deck.